Elemental analysis of gas chromatographic effluents with an inductively coupled plasma

D. L. Windsor, M. Bonner Denton

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Abstract

The performance of the inductively-coupled plasma (ICP) as an element selective gas chromatographic (GC) detector is investigated. Special emphasis is placed on evaluating the ability of the ICP to perform simultaneous, multielement analyses on each component of a mixture. In general, ICP detection limits, linear dynamic ranges, and selectivities are shown to compare favorably with those which have been observed for the flame photometric detectors (FPD), argon, and low pressure helium microwave-excited plasma detectors(MEPD).

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)492-496
Number of pages5
JournalJournal of Chromatographic Science
Volume17
Issue number9
DOIs
StatePublished - Sep 1979

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  • Analytical Chemistry

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