, Volume 48, Issue 14, pp 1298-1303
Date: 25 Nov 2012

Algorithm of processing the sequence of time-resolved atomic emission spectra for lowering the detection limits of elements

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Abstract

An algorithm for the mathematical treatment of the sequence of time-resolved atomic emission spectra intended for separation of weak scintillations (flashes) of the analytical lines from noises and, as a consequence, for lowering the detection limits of the analyte elements is presented. It is shown that the application of the algorithm leads to a more than twofold increase in the signal-to-noise ratio in the time dependence graph of the intensity of an analytical peak of the analyte element. The algorithm is incorporated into the Atom Program.

Original Russian Text © I.G. Shatalov, V.P. Kosykh, V.A. Labusov, O.A. Neklyudov, 2011, published in Zavodskaya Laboratoriya. Diagnostika materialov, 2011, Vol. 77, No. 7, pp. 38–43.