Spectral Excitation with Stabilized Plasma Jets

  • Louis E. Owen
Part of the Developments in Applied Spectroscopy book series (DAIS, volume 1)


It has been agreed for some years that further improvement in the precision of spectrographic analysis must await improvements in the excitation process. Photoelectric spectrometers are so perfected that their error contribution has been considered negligible.


Cathode Spot Needle Valve Uranium Hexafluoride External Electrode Cathode Assembly 
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© Society for Applied Spectroscopy 1962

Authors and Affiliations

  • Louis E. Owen
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  1. 1.Goodyear Atomic CorporationPortsmouthUSA

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