Analysis of Carbon and Alloying Elements in Cast Iron using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)
In this application note, Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS instrument was successfully used to demonstrate effective measurement of Carbon and other alloying elements in Cast Iron samples. Read this application note and discover the superior advantages of J200 LIBS technology for Metal and Metal alloy analysis, which include lighter element capability (C, H ,O, N, S, etc) and elimination of pre-burn time compared to other most commonly used techniques such as Spark/Arc OES and XRF.
This newly released application note highlights how the J200 LIBS Instrument allows the shale industry to rapidly obtain a preliminary indication of natural gas rich areas based on its ability to perform spatial analysis of C and H content, as well as the mineralogy of those areas. This application note shows the exciting and enabling analytical capabilities of LIBS for the shale industry.
This application note highlights the advantage of LIBS to efficiently analyze various forms of optical ceramic materials, which require dangerous and laborious acid digestion procedures for the analysis by ICP based techniques. The J200 LIBS Instrument, with sensitive ICCD detector, was successfully used to analyze the content of silica additive in optical YAG ceramics.
Elemental mapping for ruby-in-zoisite gem rock using Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS Instrument demonstrates how LIBS, with the ability to measure lighter and organic elements, is a highly complementary elemental imaging technique for XRF/XRD, electron microprobe, and LA-ICP-MS.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. %).
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. %).
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 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.
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.
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).
This application note will highlight how Applied Spectra’s J200 LIBS instrument can be utilized to effectively analyze glass samples.
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.
Elemental Mapping of Printed Ink Using the J200 Tandem LA – LIBS Instrument In Combination with ICP-MS
This note demonstrates the ability to perform fast elemental mapping using the J200 Tandem instrument.