Fundamental studies of the applications of atomic fluorescence spectroscopy to steel analysis.

MICHEL, Robert G. (1974). Fundamental studies of the applications of atomic fluorescence spectroscopy to steel analysis. Doctoral, Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom)..

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    Abstract

    This thesis describes the adaptation of a Jarrell-Ash 82-529 atomic absorption/atomic emission spectrometer to obtain the maximum atomic fluorescence signal-to-noise ratio at the instrument readout that was possible within a relatively small budget. A detailed study of the interference effects of matrix elements on the determination of tin, arsenic and aluminium in steel is reported. The work has shown that the technique of atomic fluorescence flame spectroscopy can be successfully applied to steel analysis in the same way that flame atomic absorption can be utilised. However atomic fluorescence can be more sensitive than atomic absorption when proper attention is given to the improvement of signal-to-noise ratios.

    Item Type: Thesis (Doctoral)
    Additional Information: Thesis (Ph.D.)--Sheffield Hallam University (United Kingdom), 1974.
    Research Institute, Centre or Group - Does NOT include content added after October 2018: Sheffield Hallam Doctoral Theses
    Depositing User: EPrints Services
    Date Deposited: 10 Apr 2018 17:21
    Last Modified: 23 May 2018 07:59
    URI: http://shura.shu.ac.uk/id/eprint/20061

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