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The Atomic Spectrometry Detector for Flow Injection Analysis
Analytica Chimica Acta (1990)
  • Julian Tyson
The distinction between liquid chromatography and flow injection analysis is discussed in terms of the underlying
concepts, the performance characteristics and the hardware involved. For the last aspect, attention is focused on the
role of the detector and the development of spectroscopic detectors for these techniques is discussed. The limitations of
atomic spectrometric detectors are discussed for the three most widely used techniques, flame atomic absorption
spectrometry, plasma spectrometry and electrothermal atomisation atomic absorption spectrometry, and the recent
literature concerned with the use of these techniques for chromatographic detectors is summarized. The use of
flow-injecti􀂗n methods to extend the capabilities of the techniques, particularly as far as detection limits and matrix
interferences are concerned, is discussed. These topics are illustrated by a detailed review of relevant papers from 1988
and 1989. It is concluded that there is a considerable sustained research effort in this field.
  • atomic spectrometric,
  • detectors,
  • flow-injection analysis
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Julian Tyson. "The Atomic Spectrometry Detector for Flow Injection Analysis" Analytica Chimica Acta Vol. 234 (1990) p. 3
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