LIBS Info: Element Analysis

Title Authors Material Detector Spectrometer Software
Analysis of lead and sulfur in environmental samples by double pulse laser induced breakdown spectroscopy [Pb in Soil] V.S. Burakov, M.I. Nedelko, V.A. Kononov, N.N. Vasilev, S.N. Isakov Soil LOTIS TII LIBS Instrument LOTIS TII LIBS Instrument
Laser: Nd:YAG
Gate Delay: 0.500us
Gate Width: 2000.000us
This paper describes 2 main applications of Double Pulse LIBS - Pb in Soil, and S in Coal using a purpose built instrument. Samples were prepared by mixing lead acetate salt with soil samples, then pressing into pellets in a hand press
Element Detection Limit (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Other Wavelengths (nm) Calibration Method Calibration Range (ppm) Notes
Pb 20.0000 (Calibration Curve Slope) 405.7800 N/A Univariate 0.0000-30000.0000 Best results obtained by ratio to Al at 394.4nm. Ratio to Ca at 386.5 also considered.

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