LIBS Info: Element Analysis

Title Authors Material Detector Spectrometer Software
Detector comparison for sulfur and chlorine detection with laser induced breakdown spectroscopy in the near-infrared-region [ICCD] F. Weritz, D. Schaurich, G. Wilsch Concrete or Cement Acton Spectra Pro Acton Spectra Pro
Laser: Nd:YAG
Gate Delay: Noneus
Gate Width: Noneus
Due to the intended application (building material analysis) the authors investigate using only the NIR peaks for both Cl and S. Measurements are performed in Helium (5l/min). The performance of 3 detectors - ICCD, CCD and an OMA
Element Detection Limit (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Other Wavelengths (nm) Calibration Method Calibration Range (ppm) Notes
Cl 9000.0000 (Calibration Curve) 837.6000 N/A Univariate -10.0000--10.0000 Helium Atmosphere. Result hampered by poor ICCD quantum efficiency at this wavelength. Signal ratioed to background to improve performance.

Element RMSE (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Calibration Method Notes