Inorganic Spectroscopy groups together all the techniques to analyse chemical elements in a sample, whether they are mineral or molecular: Atomic Absorption (AA), Optic ICP and ICPMS (ICP and Mass Spectrometry) To find the most adapted technique to your need depends on the limits of the researched quantification, the ease of implementation, as well as the number of samples to analyse per day or week. With more than 40 years of experience, our partner, PerkinElmer, is the Inorganic Analysis leader. The range proposed meets the whole needs, from the simple routine analysis, to the ultra-trace measurement, as well as adapted sampling.
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Atomic emission spectrometer
Atomic emission spectroscopy uses the study of the optical lines emitted from excited atoms. The atoms to be analyzed are sucked into the stimulation region where they are vaporized and atomized by a plasma or a discharge. HTDS offers you cutting edge solutions in most conductive solid matrices.
Depending on the nature of the material, the sample can be measured as the raw material, without preparation. This is the case of a solid sample with sufficient mechanical strength and good size, for example metal, glass or cut to size polymer. In other cases, the sample should be a preparation: - by mineralization - by fusion - by other solutions
Atomic absorption spectrometer
PerkinElmer has always been the most innovating company in the atomic absorption area: first double beam, first Deuterium correction, first graphite oven… Today, the longitudinal Zeeman-effect correction, the transverse heating, the TTC measure, the “Total Flow” gas box remain among the instruments with the higher performance. You will find in our range the solution for your applications: mining, pharmaceutical, hospital, research, environmental… For your routine analysis, the flame models are simple, robust and reach excellent performances. These instruments can switch to an oven mode, a coupling with an hydride generator or a sample changer. The PinAAcle 900 series are automated flame and oven SAA, enabling to realize on the bounce several series of measures on both techniques. The graphite ovens with transverse heating and longitudinal Zeeman-effect of the PinAAcle 900 will enable you to reach unequalled performances, even on the most complex matrix: biological matrix, blood, serum, loaded matrix...
Concerning ICP, the samples are injected in a Argon plasma (highly ionized gas current). While they are cooling, elements are emitting rays at specific wavelengths that enable qualitative and quantitative measurements. The main characteristic of this technique is the analysis speed, which makes it a perfect solution for high analytical rates, whether it is with a sequential version (element by element analysis) or a simultaneous version (analysis of all the elements during the same injection). Our ICP from the Optima series have been designed to meet all the types of analysis (routine, quality control, research). They are adapted to all the types of samples: waters, oils, loaded matrix, presence of acid such as HF (...). You just have to use the adapted configuration of sample introduction. Changing from one configuration to the other and restart the analysis only takes few minutes ! The design of our ICP makes it a robust and reliable instruments: few mobile parts, wavelength dynamic stabilization, solid detectors.
The ICP MS associates the ICP technology speed with the mass spectrometry sensitivity, which makes it the highest performance inorganic measurement solution. Long confined to research laboratories, nuclear industry or semiconductor industry, the ICPMS became a predilection technique in numerous other areas nowadays : > In the mining industry to have a complete and accurate knowledge of ores, > in the environment field where norms require lower and lower quantification limits, > For scientific polices... To meet all the needs, we propose you simple quadrupole instruments for routine analysis, or the DRC (Dynamic Reaction Cell) technology enabling to avoid interferences and reach the best quantification limits. For more details and an offer adapted to your problematic contact us.
X-ray diffraction (XRD) is the only laboratory technique that reveals structural information such as chemical composition, crystal structure, crystal size, deformation, preferred orientation and layer thickness. The XRD technique is therefore used to analyze a wide range of materials, from powders and solids to thin layers and nanomaterials. HTDS supports you in the choice of instruments adapted to the needs of your laboratory.