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ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP OES)

Make: PerkinElmer
Model: Aveo 200

CAI-K ICP Optical Emission Spectrometer (ICP OES)

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/ICP-OES consists of a sample introduction system, ICP torch and gas supply, Radio Frequency generator (RF), spectrometer, detector and data collection unit.


  • 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.


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.


  • Submit only clear aqueous solutions for analysis.
  • Store the sample solutions preferably in plastic containers, glass will absorb metals ions on storage.
  • List of elements can be analysed: Ag, Al, B, Ba, Bi, Ca, Cd, Co,Cr, Cu, Fe, Ga, In, K, Li, Mg, Mn, Na, Ni, Pb, Sr, Tl, Zn, Mo, Si, P, Sn

Sample Requirement

Almost 25 ml of sample solution is necessary for analysing 2 elements with 3 replicates.

Instrument Status


Analytical Charges

Facility/ Equipment Rates for sample analysis (Rs) Service tax -18 % extra)
KSCSTE Labs Edu. Insti. Govt R&D Labs Industries
ICP-OES 205.00 (+45.00*) 410.00 (+90.00*) 820.00 (+180.00*) 1230.00 (+270.00*)
ICP-OES: Rates are for per element per sample including standardization for the first element. The rates for every additional element is given in brackets(*). Sample digestion charges extra.