Atomic Absorption

SKU: LTATA00CENDuration: 60 Minutes

In this course, participants are introduced to atomic absorption analysis. The course explains the basic principles of atomic absorption and introduces equipment used to conduct atomic absorption measurements for both conventional, or flame, and graphite furnace atomic absorption.

Course Details


Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

Learning Objectives

  • Define the following terms: atomic absorption, ground state, excited state, percent transmission, percent absorption, absorbance, and characteristic concentration.
  • Describe the process of atomic absorption.
  • Describe how quantitative analysis can be performed by atomic absorption.
  • Describe the components of a typical spectrophotometer.
  • Describe how single-beam light sources and double-beam light sources can be used in atomic absorption.
  • Describe how electronics can be used in atomic absorption.
  • Describe the technique of graphite furnace atomic absorption.
  • Describe equipment that can be used for graphite furnace atomic absorption.
  • Describe the steps involved in a typical graphite furnace atomic absorption analysis.
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