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Determination of Nickel and Cobalt by Atomic Absorption

Naturevolume 187page1110 (1960) | Download Citation



IN the atomic absorption method of analysis, first described by Walsh1, the solution to be analysed is sprayed into a flame, and with a hollow-cathode lamp which emits the line spectrum of the element being determined as the light source, the absorption of light by atoms of the element is measured at a characteristic wave-length.

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  1. 1

    Walsh, A., Spectrochimica Acta, 7, 108 (1955).

  2. 2

    Allan, J. E., Spectrochimica Acta, 15, 800 (1959).

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