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Chapter 5

Optical Emission Spectrometry with Microwave Plasmas

The emission of characteristic radiation by a sample requires the use of an excitation source at a temperature sufficiently high to cause thermal decomposition of molecules as well as collisional or radiative excitation and ionization of the atoms formed. Once the atoms or ions are in their excited ...
Print publication date: 24 Nov 2010
Copyright year: 2011
Print ISBN: 978-1-84973-052-5
PDF eISBN: 978-1-84973-214-7