atomic absorption spectrophotometry

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a·tom·ic ab·sorp·tion spec·tro·pho·tom·e·try

determination of concentration by the ability of atoms to absorb radiant energy of specific wavelengths.
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a·tom·ic ab·sorp·tion spec·tro·pho·tom·e·try

(ă-tom'ik ab-sōrp'shŭn spek'trō-fō-tom'ĕ-trē)
Determination of concentration by the ability of atoms to absorb radiant energy of specific wavelengths.
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The presence of iron was confirmed by atomic absorption spectroscopy.
In this article I explain why I wrote the set of teaching notes on Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) and why they look the way they do.
The TFHRC researchers began their approach to this analysis by removing the binder from the hot mix, using either combustion or solvent extraction; extracting the aggregate residue with acid; analyzing it for calcium either by atomic absorption spectroscopy or ion exchange chromatography; and back-calculating the lime content.
The chemical analysis of the powder were carried out by X-ray diffraction (XRD), fourier transform infrared spectroscopy, scaning electron microscopy (SEM), atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS) and chemical analysis.
The quantitative analysis of glass by atomic absorption spectroscopy, Forensic Science (1976) 8:217-227.
Microwave-digested samples were analyzed for selenium by electrothermal atomic absorption spectroscopy (ET-AAS; Perkin-Elmer 5100 PC Atomic Absorption Spectrometer; method of standard additions) at the Ecochemistry Laboratory, Applied Ecology Research Group, University of Canberra, Australia (4).
The amount of lead released was measured by flame atomic absorption spectroscopy. The ceramic plate released 29.6 [micro]g/mL of lead into the leaching solution, a level exceeding the FDA compliance guideline of [less than or equal to] 3 [micro]g/mL.
Atomic absorption spectroscopy and flame photometry are invaluable for testing wine for minor elements; including copper, calcium, silver, potassium, sodium and magnesium.
Blood lead levels were determined using graphite furnace atomic absorption spectroscopy at the Wisconsin State Laboratory of Hygiene (WSLH; Madison, WI).
In atomic absorption spectroscopy (AAS), mercury atoms are detected by measuring their absorbance of light from a mercury source lamp at a characteristic wavelength.
Also described are software and data stations, spectroscopy systems and systems for environmental analysis, including atomic absorption spectroscopy, total organic carbon and total nitrogen analysis systems, TOC/TN on-line analyzers and environmental systems.