Development and Characterization of a 9-mm Inductively-Coupled Argon Plasma Source for Atomic Emission SpectrometryAnalytica Chimica Acta
AbstractA new 9-mm (i.d.) inductively-coupled plasma (ICP) torch is described which supports a stable, analytically useful plasma at less than 500 W of r.f. power and 7 l min-1 total argon gas flow. Detection limits, working curves and other analytical characteristics of the new device are compared with those of both a miniature (13-mm i.d.) and conventional (19-mm i.d.) ICP. Although temperatures of the new plasma are somewhat lower than those in the larger plasmas, the new system offers promise for future, miniaturized ICP instruments.
Citation InformationA. D. Weiss, Richard N. Savage and G. M. Hieftje. "Development and Characterization of a 9-mm Inductively-Coupled Argon Plasma Source for Atomic Emission Spectrometry" Analytica Chimica Acta Vol. 124 Iss. 2 (1981) p. 245 - 258
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