Laser Ultrasensitive Photoionization Detection of Rare Elements in Geochemistry, Oceanology and Study of Geological Catastrophes

  • G. I. Bekov
  • V. S. Letokhov
Part of the Ettore Majorana International Science Series book series (EMISS, volume 54)

Abstract

An investigation of the distribution of the rare elements in the Earth’s crust and in the ocean is of importance for many fields of present-day natural science, including oceanology, geology, geochemistry and cosmochemistry. Among such elements there are noble metals. The research into their geochemical behavior, apart from its scientific importance, is of practical use in search of their new promising sources on land and sea.

Keywords

Furnace Dust Graphite Sulfide Platinum 

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© Plenum Press, New York 1990

Authors and Affiliations

  • G. I. Bekov
    • 1
  • V. S. Letokhov
    • 1
  1. 1.Institute of SpectroscopyUSSR Academy of SciencesTroitzk, Moscow RegionUSSR

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