LIBS Info: Element Analysis

Title Authors Material Detector Spectrometer Software
Qualitative evaluation of maternal milk and commercial infant formulas via LIBS Z. Abdel-Salam, M.A. Harith, J. Al Sharnoubi Organic Not Known Not Known
Laser: Nd:YAG
Gate Delay: 2.000us
Gate Width: 2.000us
LIBS is used analyse human breast milk in comparison to popular commercial milk formulas. Data on CN and C2 also presented
Element Detection Limit (ppm) Wavelength (nm) Other Wavelengths (nm) Calibration Method Calibration Range (ppm) Notes
Ca -10.0000 () 428.4200 428.56nm, 429.057nm, 430.37nm, 430.90nm, 431.99nm -10.0000--10.0000 Normalised to C (247.8nm). No detection limits determined (although Ca readily detected in samples)
Mg -10.0000 () 279.5520 N/A -10.0000--10.0000 No detection limits determine (although Mg readily detected in all the milk samples). Peak normalised to C (247.8nm)
Na -10.0000 () 588.9950 589.592nm -10.0000--10.0000 No detection limits determined (although Na readily detected in the samples)

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