First published in 1986, Analytical Chemistry Instrumentation offers a detailed perspective on the relationship between our environment and the range of chemicals applied to our everyday lives. Divided into 9 main sections, this book will help the reader understand the complexities of advanced chemistry and is recommended for students and academics.
Table of Contents
Analytical Chemistry and the Environment. 1. Use of a Toxic and Hazardous Aerosol Research Facility to Evaluate Fate and Effects of Army Smoke Screen Materials, 3. 2. Vapor-Aerosol Physiochemical Laboratory, 9. 3. Hazardous Waste Analysis by Direct-Linked Fused Silica Capillary Column Gas Chromatography/Fourier Transform, 17. 4. The Use of FTIR for Automated Identification of Organic Compounds and Other Electronegative Species in Ambient Air, 25. 5. A Tandem Mass Spectrometer for the detection of Nitroaromatic Compounds and Other Electronegative Species in Ambient Air, 33. Environmental Radiochemistry. 6. A State-of-the-Art Digital Radiation Survey Meter, 41. 7. A Computer-Controlled System for Rapid Soil Analysis of Ra-226, 47. 8. Laboratory Experience in the Analysis of Orphan Waste, 55. Automated Instrumentation. 9. A New Laboratory Robotic System for Automated Sample Preparation and Integrated Analysis, 63. 10. Aluminium, Boron and Mercury Measurement via Ion-Exchange Direct Current Plasma (DCAP) Spectrometry, 77. Automated Electron Microphone, 83. 12. An Automated Instrument for Qualitative Analysis of Photography Recorded Spectra, 91. Advances in Analytical Mass Spectrometry. 13. Polymer Mass Spectrometry: The Problem and it’s "Solution", 101. 14. High-Resolution CW Resonance Ionization Mass Spectrometry, 107. Sputter Atomization/Resonance Ionization Mass Spectrometry for High Sensitivity Isotopic Analysis, 113. 16. Separation of Rare Earth Isotopes Using Resonance Ionization Time-of-Flight Mass Spectrometry, 119. 17. Evaluation of the MAT -Thermal Ionization Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer for Potential Use for On-Site Safeguards, 127. ICP-MS and Its Application in a Nuclear Laboratory, 133. 19. The Application of Industry Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry to the Analysis of Uranium Metal and Uranium Compounds, 139. Fourier Transform Spectroscopy. 20. Analytical Application of ICP-FTS, 145. 21. Electronic Fourier Transform Spectroscopy, 151. 22. Matrix Isolation Versus the Light Pipe as an Interface for Gas Chromatography/Fourier Transform Spectrometry, 159. Analytical Chemistry of Plutonium. 23. Comparison of Different Methods of Determining Plutonium Content and Isotopic Composition, 167. 24. High Precision Plutonium and Uranium Assay with an Automatic Titrator, 173. 25. A Computer-Assisted Controlled-Potential Coulometer for the Determination of Plutonium, 179. 26. Spectrographic Determination of Plutonium with High Precision and Heavy Sample Throughout, 185. 27. Non-Destructive Assay of Plutonium Residue in Horizontal Storage Tanks, 191. Nuclear Analytical Chemistry. 28. Multi-Stage Mass Spectrometry with a Quadrupole Mass Filter Interfaced to a High-Resolution Sector Mass Spectrometer, 199. 29. On-Line Analysis of Plutonium by Energy Dispersive X-Ray Fluorescence, 205. 30. An On-Line Analyzer for Monitoring Uranium and Technetium in the vent stacks to a Gaseous Diffusion Plant, 211. 31. Imaging Detector for X and Gamma Rays, 219. 32. Surface Areas by Positron Annihilation Spectroscopy, 225. 33. The Production and Certification of an Equal Atom Plutonium Isotopic Standard – The New Brunswick Laboratory Certified Reference Material (CRM) No. 128, 231. 34. A Multi Column Step-Gradient Chromatography System for Automated Ion Exchange Separations, 239. 35. Robotic Sample Preparation for Radiochemical Plutonium and Americium Analyses, 247. 36. A Laser Fluorimeter for Uranium Detection in Waste, 251. 37. The Design and Application of a New Data System:DS90, 261. Chemometrics. 38. Detecting Isotopic Radio Outliers, 265. 39. Use of a Graph Theoretic Similarity Index in Prediction Studies of Linear Discriminants and Models, 275. 40. Investigations of Fluctuations in Instrumental Response by Principle Component Analysis, 285. 41. Optimization and Experimental Design in Analytical Chemical Methods Development, 293. 42. Real Time Analysis Using the Kalman Filter, 299. 43. Pattern Recognition in Piezoelectric Sensor Research at the Center for Process Analytical Chemistry, 309. Nuclear Fuel Technology. 44. Application of ICP/MS in the Analysis of Uranic Materials, 317. 45. Reversed Phase Chromatographic Separations with Tri-n-octyl Phosphine Oxide for the Isotopic and Isotope Dilution Analysis of Mixed U, Pu Nuclear Fuel Materials, 325. 46. Analytical Methods and Laboratory Facility for the Defense Waste Processing Facility, 337. 47. Description of Apparatus and Procedures for Determining Radiological Source Terms of Nuclear Fuels, 345. Automated Analyzer for the Determination of Free Acid, 353. Index, 359.
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