Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications (Sheffield Analytical Chemistry Series 2nd Revised edition)

Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications (Sheffield Analytical Chemistry Series 2nd Revised edition)

By: Steve J. Hill (editor)Hardback

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The first edition of Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications was written as a handbook for users who wanted a better understanding of the theory augmented by a practical insight of how best to approach a range of applications, and to provide a useful starting point for users trying an approach or technique new to them. These objectives have been retained in the second edition but a slight shift in emphasis gives the volume an overall perspective that is more forward looking. Structured into 11 chapters, the current edition is a thorough revision of the original, covering the principles of inductively coupled plasmas, instrumentation, methodology and applications within environmental analysis, earth science, food science and clinical medicine. Each chapter, written by internationally recognised leaders in their specific subject areas, provides enough detail to be useful to both the new and experienced users. Full account is taken of recent developments, such as high resolution instruments, novel detection systems and electrospray techniques. Written for all analytical scientists but particularly those involved in atomic spectroscopy and in environmental, geochemical, clinical or food analysis, this timely and informative book will be an essential reference in their use of inductively coupled plasmas to achieve their own scientific goals.

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Steve Hill is Professor of Analytical Chemistry in the School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, UK Contibutors to the book: Dr Lieue Balcaen Mr Malcolm J Baxter Professor Joseph A Caruso Ms Jennifer M Cook Dr Helen M Crews Dr E Hywel Evans Dr Andrew Fisher Dr Michael Foulkes Dr Helle R Hansen Professor Gary M Hieftje Professor Steve J Hill Professor Jean-Michel Mermet Mr Douglas L Miles Dr Gavin O'Connor Mr Ciaran O'Connor Professor Spiros A Pergantis Dr Paul Robb Dr Baki B M Sadi Professor Jodi R Shann Dr Barry L Sharp Dr Karen L Sutton Dr Philip Taylor Professor Frank Vanhaecke Dr Anne P Vonderheide


1. Introduction - a forward looking perspective. 2. Fundamental principles of inductively coupled plasmas. 3. Basic concepts and Instrumentation for Plasma Spectrometry. 4. Aerosol generation and sample transport. 5. Fundamental aspects of ICP-MS. 6. Use of ICP-MS for isotope ratio measurements. 7. Alternative and Mixed Gas Plasmas. 8. Electrospray ionisation mass spectrometry: A complementary source for trace element speciation analysis. 9. Geological applications of plasma spectrometry. 10. Environmental and clinical applications of inductively coupled plasma spectrometry. 11. Applications of plasma spectrometry in food science

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  • publication date: 29/11/2006
  • ISBN13: 9781405135948
  • Format: Hardback
  • Number Of Pages: 448
  • ID: 9781405135948
  • weight: 948
  • ISBN10: 1405135948
  • edition: 2nd Revised edition

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