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Geochemical Fingerprinting of Coltan Minerals Using LIBS

LIBS spectra contains rich composition information that can help analysts  identify the origin or source of geological samples.
Read this application note to discover how Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS Instrument identifies coltan mineral ores important for electronic manufacturing from conflict zones.
Semiconductor Leadframe Analysis

Rapid Lead (Pb) Analysis of Thin Solder Plating on Semiconductor Leadframes Using LIBS

Read this application note to understand how powerful the J200 LIBS  Instrument is for sensitive micro-analysis of electronic components and how LIBS compares with traditional elemental analysis techniques such as XRF and ICP-OES.

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Reproducible Measurement for Robust Quality Control with the J200 LIBS Instrument

In this tech note, we demonstrate how Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS Instrument is ideal for performing many industrial measurement applications, including quality control (QC) during manufacturing processes.

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Discrimination of Paint Samples by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

The J200 LIBS Instrument demonstrates the ability to distinguish between forensic paint samples using unique fingerprint-like data and depth profiling capabilities in comparing trace evidence from a crime scene to a suspect.

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Analysis of Contaminated Plant Leaves Using J200 Tandem LA – LIBS Instrument

This application note highlights how the J200 Tandem LA – LIBS Instrument from Applied Spectra provides powerful elemental imaging for toxic elements such as Pb and As in plant leaves.

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Depth Profile Analysis of Solid State Li-Ion Battery Device by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

This technical note highlights the ability of Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) to perform depth-profiling analysis of key elements that represent the chemical makeup of important Li-ion battery components.

Fluorine Analysis LIBS

Fluorine Analysis Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

This technical note demonstrates the use of Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) as an alternative technique for F analysis, which remains challenging for ICP based techniques.

Plants Analysis LIBS

Plant Analysis by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) offers the ability to analyze plant samples with little to no sample preparation, provides detection of all elements in the periodic table, and has a large dynamic range (ppm to wt. %).

LIBS Analysis in Soil

LIBS for Macronutrient and Micronutrient Analysis in Soil

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) offers the ability to analyze soil samples with little sample preparation, provides detection of all elements in the periodic table, and has a large dynamic range (ppm to wt. %).

Rapid Analysis of Mining Samples

Rapid Analysis of Mining Samples Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) offers many attractive analytical advantages with respect to other techniques for the mining industry. LIBS can detect elements from H – Pu, which includes non-metals, such as H, N, F, and O, along with high sensitivity for lighter elements (B, Li, C, K, Ca, Mg, Al, Si, etc.)

Rapid Composition Monitoring of Raw Li-ion Battery

Rapid Composition Monitoring of Raw Li-ion Battery Electrode Materials Using the J200 LIBS Instrument

Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) provides real-time analysis of the raw materials for the Li-ion battery electrode in both powder and pressed pellet form.

Quantitative Analysis of Steel

Quantitative Analysis of Steel Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

For steel analysis, LIBS is ideal for rapid QC (quantitative analysis and detection of contaminants) for raw materials in production, and to check the elemental composition of finished products. LIBS also offers the ability to analyze slag samples that can lead to the recovery of precious metals lost in the steel production process.

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Achieving Ultra-Sensitive Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) Analysis with the J200 LA Instrument: A Glass Sample Study

Applied Spectra Inc.’s J200 LA instrument was interfaced with an ICP-MS to establish figures of merit. NIST glass SRMs (trace elements in glass) were analyzed to determine the absolute mass that can be detected and to determine limits of detection (LODs).

Forensic Glass Analysis

Building Confidence for Forensic Glass Analysis with Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS

This application note will highlight how Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS instrument can be utilized to effectively analyze glass samples.

Mapping of Geological Minerals

Innovative Elemental Mapping of Geological Minerals with Applied Spectra’s J200 Tandem LA-LIBS

To understand the capabilities of the J200 Tandem LA – LIBS instrument in combination with ICP-MS, a rare earth element (REE)-rich mineral was analyzed and the elemental composition over a 16 mm2 area was mapped using contour plots.

Mapping of Printed Ink

Elemental Mapping of Printed Ink Using the J200 Tandem LA – LIBS Instrument In Combination with ICP-MS

The ability to perform fast elemental mapping using the J200 Tandem instrument was demonstrated.