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Robert Thomas - Practical Guide to ICP-MS: A Tutorial for Beginners, Third Edition - 9781466555433 - V9781466555433
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Practical Guide to ICP-MS: A Tutorial for Beginners, Third Edition

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Description for Practical Guide to ICP-MS: A Tutorial for Beginners, Third Edition Series: Practical Spectroscopy. Num Pages: 446 pages, 168 black & white illustrations, 63 black & white tables. BIC Classification: PNFS. Category: (UP) Postgraduate, Research & Scholarly. Dimension: 237 x 163 x 25. Weight in Grams: 816.

Written by a field insider with over 20 years experience in product development, application support, and field marketing for an ICP-MS manufacturer, the third edition of Practical Guide to ICP-MS: A Tutorial for Beginners provides an updated reference that was written specifically with the novice in mind. It presents a compelling story about ICP-MS and what it has to offer, showing this powerful ultra trace-element technique in the way it was intended—a practical solution to real-world problems.

New to the third edition:

  • New chapter: Emerging ICP-MS Application Areas – covers the three most rapidly growing areas: analysis of ... Read more
  • Discussion of all the new technology commercialized since the second edition.
  • An updated glossary of terms with more than 100 new entries
  • Examination of nonstandard sampling accessories, which are important for enhancing the practical capabilities of ICP-MS
  • Insight into additional applications in the environmental, clinical/biomedical, and food chemistry fields as well as new directives from the United States Pharmacopeia (USP) on determining impurities in pharmaceuticals and dietary supplements using Chapters <232>, <233> and <2232>
  • Description of the most important analytical factors for selecting an ICP-MS system, taking into consideration more recent application demands

This reference describes the principles and application benefits of ICP-MS in a clear manner for laboratory managers, analytical chemists, and technicians who have limited knowledge of the technique. In addition, it offers much-needed guidance on how best to evaluate capabilities and compare with other trace element techniques when looking to purchase commercial ICP-MS instrumentation.

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Taylor & Francis Inc United States
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About Robert Thomas
Robert J. Thomas, GRIC, FRSC is principal of Scientific Solutions, a consulting company based in Gaithersburg, Maryland, that serves the application, training, and technical writing needs of the trace element analysis user community. He has worked in the field of atomic spectroscopy (AS) for almost 40 years, with over 20 years’ experience in ICP-MS applications, product development, and sales and ... Read more

Reviews for Practical Guide to ICP-MS: A Tutorial for Beginners, Third Edition
Praise for the First Edition "Any new user of ICP-MS or anyone contemplating entering the field will find the Practical Guide to ICP-MS an essential first step. This book demystifies ICP-MS and shows readers just how accessible a technique it really is. … [It] is written clearly and is well organized. … As a practitioner of ICP-MS for more ... Read more

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