TITLE

Analysis of standard reference materials following digestion using a modified appliance grade

AUTHOR(S)
Schaumloffel, John C.; Siems, William F.
PUB. DATE
December 1996
SOURCE
Review of Scientific Instruments;Dec1996, Vol. 67 Issue 12, p4321
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Describes modifications to the magnetron timing circuits of an appliance grade oven to make it suitable for sealed vessel microwave digestion. Modification of the oven without alternation to the irradiation cavity; Analysis of NIST Standard Reference Materials by inductively coupled plasma emission spectroscopy.
ACCESSION #
4320488

 

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