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ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP AES)

Make: PerkinElmer
Model: Aveo 200

CAI-K ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP AES)

Inductively coupled plasma-atomic emission spectrometry is an analytical technique used for the determination of approximately 70 elements in a variety of matrices. It is a type of emission spectroscopy that uses plasma source to dissociate the sample into its constituent atoms or ions, exciting them to a higher energy level. They return to their ground state by emitting photons of a characteristic wavelength depending on the element present. This light is recorded by an optical spectrometer. When calibrated against standards the technique provides a quantitative analysis of the original sample. All kinds of dissolved samples can be analyzed, varying from solutions containing high salt concentrations to diluted acids. A typical ICP-AES consists of a sample introduction system, ICP torch and gas supply, Radio Frequency generator (RF), spectrometer, detector and data collection unit.

Applications

  • Environment: Drinking, ground and surface water and in waste water analysis, Soil and sediment analysis
  • Samples of biological origin: Plant and animal samples, Clinical and forensic materials, Food and animal feeds.
  • Geological materials: Metallurgy: Steel and iron matrices, nonferrous metals, noble metals and special alloys.
  • Material sciences: Semiconductors and ceramics.
  • Industrial applications: Chemicals and fertilizers, galvanizing/electroplating baths, brines and salts, cement, gypsum, calcium matrix and glass.

Specifications

The spectral range is 165-900 nm with resolution of < 0.009 nm @ 200 nm. Fourth-generation 40 MHz,free-running solid-state RF generator, adjustable from 1000 to 1500 watts, in 1 watt increments.

Instructions

    Sample Requirement

    Solid: ~50 mg (powder), Thin film: 1.0-1.5 cm, Solution: ~5 ml. Solvent must be specified for solution studies.

    Instrument Status

    Working

    Analytical Charges

    Facility/ Equipment Rates for sample analysis (Rs) Service tax -18 % extra)
    KSCSTE Labs Edu. Insti. Govt R&D Labs Industries
    ICP-AES 150.00 295.00 590.00 885.00
    Rates are for per element per sample including standardisation for the first element. The rate for every additional and Sample digestion charges extra.
    Sample digestion charges for KSCSTE Labs,Edu. Insti.,Govt R&D Labs Industries are Rs.50, 100, 200, 250 respectively.