Category Archives: Sample Introduction

The TSP Argon Humidifier

Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP) spectrometers use argon gas to generate an aerosol from the liquid sample that is being tested.  The argon gas also carries the sample aerosol to the plasma where the analysis takes place.  Argon gas, by default, … read more »

Posted in Nebulizers, Sample Introduction | Tagged , , , | Comments Off on The TSP Argon Humidifier

OptiMist Nebulizer installed in a Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000 Series Radial ICP

A picture is worth 1,000 words – and so here we have a shot of our OptiMist nebulizer installed into a Radial iCAP 6000 series ICP.  Note how it is installed into the cyclonic spray chamber with the Argon gas … read more »

Posted in Nebulizers | Tagged , | Comments Off on OptiMist Nebulizer installed in a Thermo Scientific iCAP 6000 Series Radial ICP

APPLICATION OF “OPTI” SERIES NEBULIZERS FOR DIRECT ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGING SAMPLES by ICP-AES

Presented by Sergei Leikin, Ph.D.    The following post is based on a technical poster presented at the 2016 ICP Winter Conference in Tucson,  Arizona. Modifications of the original presentation have been made to accommodate the blog layout as well as more detail around … read more »

Posted in Education, Nebulizers, Winter Conference | Tagged , , | Comments Off on APPLICATION OF “OPTI” SERIES NEBULIZERS FOR DIRECT ANALYSIS OF CHALLENGING SAMPLES by ICP-AES

Sergei Leikin: How to choose the best Nebulizer for your ICP-AES application

Pop some pop-corn, get your notepad and settle in to catch Sergei Leikin navigating through the murky waters of nebulizer selection.  During the 2015 Gulf Coast Conference, our resident expert covered concentric, parallel and cross-flow style ICP nebulizers and the merit … read more »

Posted in Nebulizers, Videos | Comments Off on Sergei Leikin: How to choose the best Nebulizer for your ICP-AES application