University of Vermont

CHEM 201: Advanced Chemistry Laboratory

Chem 201 Lab 5: Atomic Spectroscopy by ICP

Lab 5: Atomic Emission Spectrometry by Inductively Coupled Plasma (ICP)


Perkin-Elmer Optima 7000DV ICP optical emission spectrometer (OES) with a CCDarray detector and a cyclonic spray chamber & concentric nebulizer for liquids. The ICP includes a Perkin-Elmer S10 autosampler and peristaltic pump for sample input under computer control for automated measurements.


  • D.A. Skoog, F.J. Holler & S.R. Crouch, Principles of Instrumental Analysis, 6th ed, 2007:
    • Chap 8: An introduction to optical atomic spectrometry
    • Chap 10: Atomic emission spectrometry
  • D.C. Harris, Quantitative Chemical Analysis, 8th ed, 2011:
    • Chap 4: Statistics
    • Chap 5: Calibration methods
    • Chap 20: Atomic spectroscopy
  • NIST Handbook of Basic Atomic Spectroscopic Data website

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