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do you have any standard for the total suspended solid test?
Calculation to convert ICP-OES Silicon results to Silica
We analyze for Silicon via ICP-OES in aqueous matrices and perform a calculation to convert the Silicon result determined from the instrument into a Silica result. I want to confirm that the calculation we are using for the conversion is accurate. Can you provide me with the calculation your experts would recommend?
Preparing working calibration standards
Testing out the tech forum: I would like tips on preparing your working calibration standards
Antimony count unstable in ICP-OES
Instrument: ICP-OES Wavelength: Sb206.834 and Sb217.582 Product: CGSB1-125ml LOT# N2-SB665459 and P2-SB676727 the intensity of 1 and 10ppm Antimony solution from IV increased gradually when repeat injection from same solution. others element are fine. Inorganic Ventures 10ppm in Matrix is 0.07N + 0.8%HNO3 Inorganic Ventures 1ppm in Matrix is 0.07N + 0.08%HNO3 LOT# N2-SB665459 Trial 1: 2256 Trial 2: 2415 Trial 3: 2633 Trial 4: 2858 Trial 5: 3070 Trial 6: 3260 Trial 7: 3376 Trial 8: 3520 LOT# P2-SB676727 Trial 1: 2525 Trial 2: 2826 Trial 3: 3035 Trial 4: 3262 Trial 5: 3394 Trial 6: 3496 Trial 7: 3564 Trial 8: 3605
Matrix of Inorganic Standards
Will there be any difference in results if let's say, I use a inorganic standard that was previously prepared in 8% HNO3 vs the same inorganic standard but prepared in matrix 5% HNO3 ?