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Measurement Techniques

, Volume 60, Issue 6, pp 638–642 | Cite as

Features of Determining the Isotope Composition of Carbon in Gaseous, Liquid, and Solid Media

  • Ya. K. ChubchenkoEmail author
  • L. A. Konopel’ko
PHYSICOCHEMICAL MEASUREMENTS
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The main issues and recent achievements in the field of metrological assurance of carbon isotope-ratio analysis are considered. An overview of the existing methods of carbon isotope-ratio analysis of gaseous, liquid, and solid substances is offered. Recommendations for the development of new carbon isotopic reference gaseous mixtures in vessels under pressure traceable to the international standard VPDB are given. The basic error limits required for their certification are formulated.

Keywords

carbon isotope composition reference materials 

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Mendeleev All-Russia Research Institute of Metrology (VNIIM)St. PetersburgRussia
  2. 2.St. Petersburg National Research University of Information Technologies, Mechanics, and Optics (ITMO)St. PetersburgRussia

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