Atomic Absorption @ NUI Maynooth

Institution NUI Maynooth
County Kildare
Technique Category Chemical Analysis
Technique Atomic Absorption

Basic Capabilities

Determines the concentration of a particular  metal element in a solution.


Equipment Make Perkin Elmer
Equipment Model AAnalyst 200


Advantage of Technique/Equipment

" High sensitivity for most elements. Detection of concentrations at ppm level.
Good precision  and reproducibility.
Wide range of lamps available.


Limitations of Technique/Equipment Single-element technique. Destruction of sample. Samples must be in solution.

Other Details

Containment Fumehoods are available
Turnaround Time Days
Report yes
Interpretation yes
Data on Analyst Experienced staff member/technician
Indicative Price Price available on request

Industry Recommendation


Dr. Ken Maddock

Quality & Systems Supports

Quality Management System in Place

Good Manufacturing Practice Status

Preventative Maintenance

Routine internal maintenance carried out.


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