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Latest News

FAST DIAS: Dual Inlet Aerosol Switching System
prepFAST: USP <232> <233> ICP/ICP-MS Inline Dilution and Sample Preparation
prepFAST Pharmaceutical: ICH Update
prepFAST Offline Autodilution: Geo-Chem Soil, Sediment and Rock by 4-Acid Digestion
prepFAST: Geo-Chem Fire Assay Precious Metals by ICPOES
FAST Flame Gold
FAST Flame Copper
FAST Flame - Rapid Preparation and Analysis of Soil Samples
prepFAST ICPMS: Environmental
prepFAST-MC Environmental: Bioavailable Trace Metals
seaFAST Automating Seawater Analysis
brineFAST S4: Determination of Trace Metals in High Matrix
hydrideFAST 2 - Increased Sensitivity Through Hydride Generation
Case Study that Highlights the High Throughput Capabilities of SC-FAST for Agricultural Applications with NexION
Low-Pressure Detection of Methylmercury and Inorganic Mercury using the SC-DX chromFAST system with ICPMS Detection
Low-Pressure Chromium Speciation in Drinking Water using the SC-DX chromFAST System with ICPMS Detection
prep3 Automated Inline Dilution System
prepFAST-MC: Mg, Sr and Ca Isotopes
prepFAST-MC: Fe, Cu, Zn and Cd Isotopes
prepFAST-MC : Lead Extraction for MC-ICP-MS
Low-Pressure Detection of Selenium (IV) and Selenium (VI) using the SC-DX chromFAST system with ICPMS Detection
Low-Pressure Detection of Methylmercury and Inorganic Mercury in Fish Tissue using the SC-DX chromFAST system with ICPMS Detection
Low-pressure Gradient Elution by Precision Nano Peristaltic Pumps for ICP and ICPMS
Low-Pressure Arsenic Speciation using the SC-DX chromFAST System with ICPMS Detection
Automated Determination of PPQ Levels of Thorium in High Purity Copper


Brochures

VPD-ICPMS Expert System Specifications
VPD-ICPMS Expert - Fully Automated Auto Scanning System
PLASMATRAX - Automated Sample Identification, Tracking and Introduction System for ICP and ICPMS Analysis
scoutDX Automated Process Monitoring
seaFAST & prepFAST-MC - Paving the Way for Trace Element Isotopic Analysis
seaFAST - Automating Seawater Analysis
prepFAST-MC - Automating Sample Purification
microFAST S4 - Accurate Determination of Si in Petrochemical Solvents
prepFAST-IC - Chromium Speciation for Toy Materials
prepFAST S - Automated Introduction of Pure Semiconductor Chemicals for ICPMS Analysis
prepFAST Inline Syringe Dilution


Application Notes & Presentations

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Simultaneous quantification of 17 trace elements in blood by dynamic reaction cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (DRC-ICP-MS) equipped with a high-efficiency sample introduction system
Instrumentation: APEX-IR
Author: S. D'Ilio
References: Analytica Chimica Acta, 10 October 2006, 579 (2), Pages 202-208
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Determination of trace elements in serum by dynamic reaction cell inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry Developing of a method with a desolvating system nebulizer
Instrumentation: Apex-ACM
Author: S. D'Ilio
References: Analytica Chimica Acta, 28 July 2006, Vol. 573-574, 432-438 Instrumental Methods of Analysis -IMA 2005
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Determination of extremely low 236U/238U isotope ratios in environmental samples by sector-field inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry using high-efficiency sample introduction
Instrumentation: Microflow PFA-100 Nebulizer
Author: Sergei F. Boulyga, and Klaus G. Heumann
References: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity2006, 88 (1), Pages 1-10
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Determination of 234U/238U isotope ratios in environmental waters by quadrupole ICP-MS after U stripping from alpha-spectrometry counting sources
Instrumentation:
Author: J. L. Mas
References: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry, 2006, 386(1): 152-160
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Assessment of the accuracy of stable Fe isotope ratio measurements on samples with organic and inorganic matrices by high-resolution multicollector ICP-MS
Instrumentation:
Author: R. Schoenberg, F. von Blanckenburg
References: International Journal of Mass Spectrometry, 2005, 242 : 257-272
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Measurement of Uranium Isotope Ratios in Undigested Urine using Apex Q
Instrumentation:
Author: D. Wiederin, P. Watson, G. Etter
References: Elemental Scientific, presented at the 5th International Conference on Magnetic Sector Field ICP-MS, Omaha, Nebraska, USA, August 18-20, 2004
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Rapid and precise calcium isotope ratio determinations using the Apex-ACM desolvating inlet system with sector-field ICP-MS in low resolution
Instrumentation: APEX-ACM
Author: Elemental Scientific Inc.
References: Apex Application Report Apex-ACM - Ca Ratios
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High precision calcium isotope ratio measurements using a magnetic sector multiple collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometer
Instrumentation:
Author: M. E. Wieser
References: Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry, 2004, 19(7): 844-851 f
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Sensitivity study of the ThermoFinnigan Neptune MCICPMS using different inlet systems
Instrumentation: ThermoFinnigan NEPTUNE
Author: J.B. Schwieters, C. Bouman, D. Tuttas, and M. Wieser
References: Goldschmidt Conference Abstracts 2003, A421
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Protocols for accurate stable Fe isotope ratio measurements of samples with organic and inorganic matrices by high resolution multicollector ICP-MS
Instrumentation: ThermoFinnigan stable introduction system
Author: R. Schoenberg, F. von Blanckenburg
References: Institut fur Mineralogie, Universitat Hannover
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Precise determination of lithium isotopes in seawater using MC-ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Min Seok Choi, Hyung Seon Shin, Young Woo Kil
References: Microchemical Journal 95 (2010) 274-278
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PU and NP analysis of soil and sediment samples with ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex nebulising system
Author: S. Rollin, H.Sahli, R.Holzer, M.Astner, M.Burger
References: Applied Radiation and Isotopes 67 (2009) 821-827
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The leaf ionome as a multivariable system to detect a plant's physiological status
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: S. Rollin, H.Sahli, R.Holzer, M.Astner, M.Burger
References: PNAS August 19, 2008 vol. 105 no. 33 12081-12086
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Plutonium from Above-Ground Nuclear Tests in Milk Teeth: Investigation of Placental Transfer in Children Born between 1951 and 1995 in Switzerland
Instrumentation: Apex-Q, Microflow PFA-100 Nebulizer
Author: Pascal Froidevaux and Max Haldimann
References: Environ Health Perspect. 2008 December; 116(12): 1731-1734
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Elemental Speciation by Parallel Elemental and Molecular Mass Spectrometry and Peak Profile Matching
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Gavin L. Sacks, Louis A. Derry, and J. Thomas Brenna
References: Anal. Chem., 2006, 78 (24), pp 8445-8455
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Inductively coupled plasma-sector field mass spectrometry with a high-efficiency sample introduction system for the determination of Pu isotopes in settling particles at femtogram levels
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Jian Zheng and Masatoshi Yamadaa
References: Talanta Volume 69, Issue 5, 15 July 2006, Pages 1246-1253
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Natural variations of Fe isotopic compositions of seawater determined by MC-ICPMS
Instrumentation: Thermo Scientific Neptune
Author: O. Rouxel
References: Geophysical Research Abstracts, Vol. 11, EGU2009-10517, 2009 EGU General Assembly 2009
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The influence of river plume dynamics on trace metal accumulation in calanoid copepods
Instrumentation: Apex-E
Author: Derek D. Wright, Thomas K. Frazer, and John R. Reinfelderc
References: Limnol. Oceanogr., 55(6), 2010, 2487-2502
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Molybdenum isotope fractionation by cyanobacterial assimilation during nitrate utilization and N2 fixation
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: A. L. ZERKLE, K. SCHEIDERICH, J. A. MARESCA, L. J. LIERMANN, S. L. BRANTLEY
References: Geobiology Volume 9, Issue 1, pages 94-106, January 2011
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Trace metal cycling in the surface water of the South China Sea: Vertical fluxes, composition, and sources
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Tung-Yuan Ho, Wen-Chen Chou, Ching-Ling Wei, Fei-Jan Lin, George T. F. Wong, and Hui-Ling Line
References: Limnol. Oceanogr., 55(4), 2010, 000-000
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Bronze Age volcanic event recorded in stalagmites by combined isotope and trace element studies
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Zoltan Siklosy, Attila Demeny, Torsten W. Vennemann, Sebastien Pilet, Jan Kramers, Szabolcs Leel-Ossy, Maria Bondar, Chuan-Chou Shen, Ernst Hegner
References: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry Volume 23, Issue 6, pages 801-808, 30 March 2009
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Atmospheric Sb in the Arctic during the past 16,000 years:Responses to climate change and human impacts
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: Michael Krachler, Jiancheng Zheng, David Fisher, and William Shotyk
References: GLOBAL BIOGEOCHEMICAL CYCLES, VOL. 22, GB1015
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Plesovice zircon - A new natural reference material forU-Pb and Hf isotopic microanalysis
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Jiri Slama, Jan Kosler, Daniel J. Condon, James L. Crowley, Axel Gerdes, John M. Hanchar
References: Chemical Geology 249 (2008) 1-35
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Precise Determination of Pu Isotopes in a Seawater Reference Material Using ID-SF-ICP-MS Combined with Two-stage Anion-Exchange Chromatography
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Jian ZHENG and Masatoshi YAMADA
References: Analytical Sciences Vol. 23 (2007) , No. 5 p.611
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The Late Miocene Guacimal Pluton in the Cordillera de Tilaran, Costa Rica: its nature, age and petrogenesis
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Vladimir ZACEK, Vojtech JANOUSEK, Andres ULLOA, Jan KOSLER, Sofia HUAPAYA, Petr MIXA, Lenka VONDROVICOVA, Guillermo E. ALVARADO
References: Journal of Geosciences, 56 (2011), 51-79
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Rapid determination of plutonium in urine using flow injection on-line preconcentration and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Vladimir N. Epov, Karima Benkhedda, R. Jack Cornett and R. Douglas Evans
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005, 20, 424-430
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High-precision measurement of mercury isotope ratios in sediments using cold-vapor generation multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Delphine Foucher and Holger Hintelmann
References: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Volume 384, Numbers 7-8, 1470-1478
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Mercury isotope fractionation during volatilization of Hg(0) from solution into the gas phase
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Wang Zheng, Delphine Foucher and Holger Hintelmann
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2007, 22, 1097-1104
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Flow-injection technique for determination of uranium and thorium isotopes in urine by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Karima Benkhedda, Vladimir N. Epov and R. Douglas Evans
References: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Volume 381, Number 8, 1596-1603
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Micro-extraction procedures for the determination of Ra-226 in well waters by SF-ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: D. Larivierea, V.N. Epova, K.M. Reibera, R.J. Cornetta, R.D. Evans
References: Analytica Chimica Acta Volume 528, Issue 2, 10 January 2005, Pages 175-182
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Determination of trace metal fractionation in aqueous solutions using a solid phase extraction flow injection system on-line coupled to ICP-AES
Instrumentation: Apex-E
Author: Christoph Puls and Andreas Limbeck
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2009, 24, 1434-1440
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Depleted uranium analysis in blood by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Todor I. Todorov, Hanna Xu, John W. Ejnik, Florabel G. Mullick, Katherine Squibb, Melissa A. McDiarmid and Jose A. Centeno
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2009, 24, 189-193
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Tracing Mercury Contamination from the Idrija Mining Region (Slovenia) to the Gulf of Trieste Using Hg Isotope Ratio Measurements
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Delphine Foucher, Ogrinc and Holger Hintelmann
References: Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (1), pp 33-39
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Hyphenation of flow injection on-line preconcentration and ICP-MS for the rapid determination of 226Ra in natural waters
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Karima Benkhedda, Dominic Lariviere, Spencer Scott and Douglas Evans
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005, 20, 523-528
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Fast methods for 239Pu faecal bioassay
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Chunsheng Li, Karima Benkhedda, Zackary Varve, Vera Kochemin, Baki Sadi, Edward Lai, Gary Kramer and Jack Cornett
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2009, 24, 1429-1433
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Comparative performance study of different sample introduction techniques for rapid and precise selenium isotope ratio determination using multi-collector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (MC-ICP/MS)
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Nagmeddin Elwaer and Holger Hintelmann
References: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Volume 389, Number 6, 1889-1899
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Comparison of ICP-MS and SIMS techniques for determining uranium isotope ratios in individual particles
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: F. Esaka, M. Magaraa, C.G. Leea, S. Sakuraia, S. Usudaa and N. Shinohara
References: Talanta Volume 78, Issue 1, 15 April 2009, Pages 290-294
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Selective separation of selenium (IV) by thiol cellulose powder and subsequent selenium isotope ratio determination using multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Nagmeddin Elwaer and Holger Hintelmann
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2008, 23, 733-743
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Tracing Mercury Contamination Sources in Sediments Using Mercury Isotope Compositions
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Xinbin Feng, Delphine Foucher, Holger Hintelmann, Haiyu Yan, Tianrong He and Guangle Qiu
References: Environ. Sci. Technol., 2010, 44 (9), pp 3363-3368
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Low level detection of 135Cs and 137Cs in environmental samples by ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: M. Liezers, O. T. Farmer and M. L. Thomas
References: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Volume 282, Number 1, 309-313
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Rapid and automated sequential determination of ultra-trace long-lived actinides in air filters by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-HF
Author: Dominic Lariviere, Karima Benkhedda, Stephen Kiser, Sonia Johnson and R. Jack Cornett
References: Anal. Methods, 2010, 2, 259-267
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Determination of compound-specific Hg isotope ratios from transient signals using gas chromatography coupled to multicollector inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (MC-ICP/MS)
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Mark Dzurko, Delphine Foucher and Holger Hintelmann
References: Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry Volume 393, Number 1, 345-355
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Automated flow injection system using extraction chromatography for the determination of plutonium in urine by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-HF
Author: Dominic Lariviere, Thomas A. Cumming, Stephen Kiser, Chunsheng Li and R. Jack Cornett
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2008, 23, 352-360
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Age Dependence of Natural Uranium and Thorium Concentrations in Bone
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Lariviere, Dominic; Packer, Ana Paula; Marro, Leonora; Li, Chunsheng; Chen, Jing; Cornett, R Jack
References: Health Physics: February 2007 - Volume 92 - Issue 2 - pp 119-126
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Nuclear Field Shift Effect in Isotope Fractionation of Mercury during Abiotic Reduction in the Absence of Light
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Wang Zheng and Holger Hintelmann
References: J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114 (12), pp 4238-4245
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Determination of plutonium isotopes in marine particles collected by the large volume in situ filtration and concentration system
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: A. Okubo, J. Zheng, M. Yamada, T. Aono, T. Nakanishi, H. Kaeriyama, M. Kusakabe
References: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Volume 275, Number 2 / February, 2008
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A direct ultratrace determination of platinum in environmental, food and biological samples by ICP-SFMS using a desolvation system
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Celine Fragniere, Max Haldimann, Alan Eastgate and Urs Krahenbuhl
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2005, 20, 626-630
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Chromatographic pre-concentration of Hg from dilute aqueous solutions for isotopic measurement by MC-ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Jiubin Chen, Holger Hintelmann and Brian Dimock
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2010, 25, 1402-1409
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Measurement of 236U in human tissue samples using solid phase extraction coupled to ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-HF
Author: Chunsheng Li, Karima Benkhedda, Sergei Tolmachev, Lisa Carty, Raymond Ko, Deborah Moir, Jack Cornett and Gary Kramer
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2010, 25, 730-734
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Iron Isotope Variations in Coastal Seawater Determined by Multicollector ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Olivier J. Rouxel, Maureen Auro
References: Geostandards and Geoanalytical Research Volume 34, Issue 2, pages 135-144, June 2010
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Iron Method comparison for 241Am emergency urine bioassay
Instrumentation: Apex-HF
Author: Chunsheng Li, Baki Sadi, Karima Benkhedda, Nadereh St-Amant, Gerry Moodie, Raymond Ko, Anthony DiNardo and Gary Kramer
References: Radiat Prot Dosimetry (2010) 141 (3): 228-232.
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A procedural development for the analysis of 56/54Fe and 57/54Fe isotope ratios with new generation IsoProbe MC-ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Romain Guilbaud, Rob M Ellam, Ian B Butler, Vincent Gallagher and Kathleen Keefe
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2010, 25, 1598-1604
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Temporal isotopic variations of dissolved silicon in a pristine boreal river
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Emma Engstrom, Ilia Rodushkin, Johan Ingri, Douglas C. Baxter, Frauke Ecke, Helene Osterlund and Bjorn Ohlander
References: Chemical Geology Volume 271, Issues 3-4, 30 March 2010, Pages 142-152
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Challenges and successes in using inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for measurements of tungsten in environmental water and soil samples
Instrumentation: Apex-HF
Author: Jay L. Clausen, Michael E. Ketterer, Anthony J. Bednar, Mark R. Koenig
References: International Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry Volume 90, Issue 10, 2010, Pages 773-783
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Isotope Fractionation of Mercury during Its Photochemical Reduction by Low-Molecular-Weight Organic Compounds
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Wang Zheng and Holger Hintelmann
References: J. Phys. Chem. A, 2010, 114 (12), pp 4246-4253
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Rare earth elements adsorption onto Carrizo sand: Influence of strong solution complexation
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Jianwu Tang and Karen H. Johannesson
References: Chemical Geology Volume 279, Issues 3-4, 13 December 2010, Pages 120-133
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Isotope ratio analysis of individual sub-micrometer plutonium particles with inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Fumitaka Esaka, Masaaki Magara, Daisuke Suzuki, Yutaka Miyamoto, Chi-Gyu Lee and Takaumi Kimura
References: Talanta Volume 83, Issue 2, 15 December 2010, Pages 569-573
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Molybdenum isotope evidence for mild environmental oxygenation before the Great Oxidation Event
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Yun Duan, Ariel D. Anbar, Gail L. Arnold, Timothy W. Lyons, Gwyneth W. Gordon and Brian Kendall
References: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 74, Issue 23, 1 December 2010, Pages 6655-6668
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Anthropogenic input of polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons into five lakes in Western China
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Jianyang Guoa, Fengchang Wub, Xiaojun Luoc, Zhang Lianga, Haiqing Liaob, Runyu Zhanga, Wen Lia, Xiaoli Zhaob, Shejun Chenc and Bixian Mai
References: Environmental Pollution Volume 158, Issue 6, June 2010, Pages 2175-2180
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Lanthanide distribution in human placental tissue by membrane desolvation-ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Pamela C. Kruger, Lawrence M. Schell, Alice D. Stark and Patrick J. Parsons
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2010, 25, 1298-130
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Breaking the glass ceiling for high resolution Nd isotope records in early Cenozoic paleoceanography
Instrumentation: Apex-HF
Author: Howie D. Scher, Margaret L. Delaney
References: Chemical Geology Volume 269, Issues 3-4, 30 January 2010, Pages 329-338
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Silicon isotopes in the inner Solar System: Implications for core formation, solar nebular processes and partial melting
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: Ramananda Chakrabarti, Stein B. Jacobsen
References: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 74, Issue 23, 1 December 2010, Pages 6921-6933
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Analysis of trace metals (Cu, Cd, Pb, and Fe) in seawater using single batch nitrilotriacetate resin extraction and isotope dilution inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Jong-Mi Leea, Edward A. Boylea, Yolanda Echegoyen-Sanza, Jessica N. Fitzsimmonsa, Ruifeng Zhangb and Richard A. Kayser
References: Analytica Chimica Acta Volume 686, Issues 1-2, 7 February 2011, Pages 93-101
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Thallium as a Tracer for Preindustrial Volcanic Eruptions in an Ice Core Record from Illimani, Bolivia
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Thomas Kellerhals, Leonhard Tobler, Sabina Brtsch, Michael Sigl, Lukas Wacker, Heinz W. Gggeler and Margit Schwikowski
References: Environ. Sci. Technol., 2010, 44 (3), pp 888-893
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High-Precision Determination of the Isotopic Composition of Dissolved Iron in Iron Depleted Seawater by Double Spike Multicollector-ICPMS
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Francois Lacan, Amandine Radic, Marie Labatut, Catherine Jeandel, Franck Poitrasson, Geraldine Sarthou, Catherine Pradoux, Jerome Chmeleff and Remi Freydier
References: Anal. Chem., 2010, 82 (17), pp 7103-7111
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Constraining magnesium cycling in marine sediments using magnesium isotopes
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: J.A. Higgins, D.P. Schrag
References: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 74, Issue 17, 1 September 2010, Pages 5039-5053
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Characterization of Pu concentration and its isotopic composition in a reference fallout material
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Yongsan Zhang,Jian Zheng, Masatoshi Yamada, Fengchang Wu, Yasuhito Igarashi and Katsumi Hirose
References: Science of The Total Environment Volume 408, Issue 5, 1 February 2010, Pages 1139-1144
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Scavenging of 231Pa and thorium isotopes based on dissolved and size-fractionated particulate distributions at Drake Passage (ANTXXIV-3)
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Celia Venchiarutti, Michiel Rutgers van der Loeffa and Ingrid Stimaca
References: Deep Sea Research Part II: Topical Studies in Oceanography
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Ligand extraction of rare earth elements from aquifer sediments: Implications for rare earth element complexation with organic matter in natural waters
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Jianwu Tang, Karen H. Johannesson
References: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 74, Issue 23, 1 December 2010, Pages 6690-6705
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Structure, emplacement, and tectonic setting of Late Devonian granitoid plutons in the Tepla-Barrandian unit, Bohemian Massif
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Jiri Zak, Zuzana Kratinova, Jakub Trubac, Vojtech Janousek, Jiri Slama and Jan Mrlina
References: International Journal of Earth Sciences
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Characterization of plutonium in deep-sea sediments of the Sulu and South China Seas
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Wei Dong, Jian Zheng, Qiuju Guo, Masatoshi Yamada and Shaoming Pan
References: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity Volume 101, Issue 8, August 2010, Pages 622-629
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Lithium isotopes as a tracer of fluids in a subduction zone melange: Franciscan Complex, CA
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Sarah C. Penniston-Dorland, Sorena S. Sorensen, Richard D. Ash and Supriya V. Khadke
References: Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume 292, Issues 1-2, 15 March 2010, Pages 181-190
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Radial distribution of lead and lead isotopes in stem wood of Norway spruce: A reliable archive of pollution trends in Central Europe
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Martin Novak, Jitka Mikova, Michael Krachler, Jan Kosler, Lucie Erbanova, Eva Prechova, Iva Jackova and Daniela Fottov
References: Geochimica et Cosmochimica Acta Volume 74, Issue 15, 1 August 2010, Pages 4207-4218
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Speciation analysis of selenoproteins in human serum by microbore affinity-HPLC hyphenated to ICP-Sector field-MS using a high efficiency sample introduction system
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Petru Jitaru, Marco Roman, Giulio Cozzi, Paola Fisicaro, Paolo Cescon and Carlo Barbante
References: Microchimica Acta Volume 166, Numbers 3-4, 319-327
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Separation of Actinides Using Capillary Extraction ChromatographyInductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Peterson, Dominic S., Montoya, Velma M.
References: Journal of Chromatographic Science, Volume 47, Number 7, August 2009 , pp. 545-548(4)
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An 800-Year Record of Atmospheric As, Mo, Sn, and Sb in Central Asia in High-Altitude Ice Cores from Mt. Qomolangma (Everest), Himalayas
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: Sungmin Hong, Khanghyun Lee, Shugui Hou, Soon Do Hur, Jiawen Ren, Laurie J. Burn, Kevin J. R. Rosman, Carlo Barbante and Claude F. Boutron
References: Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (21), pp 8060-8065
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Determination of rare earth elements in tomato plants by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry techniques
Instrumentation: Apex-ACM
Author: S. Spalla, C. Baffi, C. Barbante, C. Turretta, G. Cozzi, G. M. Beone, M. Bettinelli
References: Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry Volume 23, Issue 20, pages 3285-3292, 30 October 2009
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Stable Isotopes as a Tool to Apportion Atmospheric Iron
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Brian J. Majestic, Ariel D. Anbar and Pierre Herckes
References: Environ. Sci. Technol., 2009, 43 (12), pp 4327-4333
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Transport of 234U in the Opalinus Clay on centimetre to decimetre scales
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Marek Pekala, Jan Dirk Kramers, Hans Niklaus Waber, Thomas Gimmi, Peter Alt-Epping
References: Applied Geochemistry Volume 24, Issue 1, January 2009, Pages 138-152
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Surveillance Results of Depleted Uranium-Exposed Gulf War I Veterans: Sixteen Years of Follow-U
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: M. A. McDiarmid, S. M. Engelhardt, C. D. Dorsey, M. Oliver, P. Gucer, P. D. Wilson, R. Kane, A. Cernich, B. Kaup, L. Anderson, D. Hoover, L. Brown, R. Albertini, R. Gudi, K. S. Squib
References: Journal of Toxicology and Environmental Health, Part A: Current Issues Volume 72, Issue 1, 2009, Pages 14 - 29
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Method intercomparison for the analysis of 239/240Pu in human urine
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Chunsheng Li, Dominic Lariviere, Stephen Kiser, Gerry Moodie, Renato Falcomer, Nancy Elliot, Laurie Burchart, Linda Paterson, Vladimir Epov, Douglas Evans, Steve Pappas, John Smith and Jack Cornett
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2008, 23, 521-526
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A fast low-pressure transport route to large black phosphorus single crystals
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Tom Nilges, Marcel Kerstinga and Thorben Pfeifer
References: Journal of Solid State Chemistry Volume 181, Issue 8, August 2008, Pages 1707-1711
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Analysis of IAEA environmental samples for plutonium and uranium by ICP/MS in support of international safeguards
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: O. T. Farmer, K. B. Olsen, M. L. Thomas, S. J. Garofoli
References: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Volume 276, Number 2 / May, 2008
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Determination of plutonium isotopes in freshwater lake sediments by sector-field ICP-MS after separation using ion-exchange chromatography
Instrumentation: Apex-Q & ACM
Author: Haiqing Liao, Jian Zheng, Fengchang Wu, Masatoshi Yamada, Mingguang Tan and Jianmin Chen
References: Applied Radiation and Isotopes Volume 66, Issue 8, August 2008, Pages 1138-1145
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Atmospheric inputs of Ag and Tl to the Arctic: Comparison of a high resolution snow pit (AD 1994-2004) with a firn (AD 1860-1996) and an ice core (previous 16,000 yr)
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: Michael Krachler, Jiancheng Zheng, David Fisher and William Shotyk
References: Science of The Total Environment Volume 399, Issues 1-3, 25 July 2008, Pages 78-89
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Vertical distributions of 239+240Pu activity and 240Pu/239Pu atom ratio in sediment core of Lake Chenghai, SW China
Instrumentation: Apex-Q & ACM
Author: J. Zheng, Haiqing Liao, Fengchang Wu, M. Yamada, Pingqing Fu, Congqiang Liu, Guojiang Wan
References: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Volume 275, Number 1 / January, 2008
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Determination of 240Pu/239Pu atom ratio in coastal surface seawaters from the western North Pacific Ocean and Japan Sea
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Masatoshi Yamada, Jian Zheng
References: Applied Radiation and Isotopes Volume 66, Issue 1, January 2008, Pages 103-107
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Determination of 226Ra in sediments by ICP-MS: A comparative study of three sample preparation approaches
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: D. Lariviere, D. K. Brownell, V. N. Epov, R. J. Cornett and R. D. Evans
References: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Volume 273, Number 2, 337-344, DOI: 10.1007/s10967-007-6870-3
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Analysis of doped luminescent lanthanide fluoride nanoparticles by low gas flow inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Carsten Engelhard, Torsten Vielhaber, Andy Scheffer, Mareike Brocksieper, Wolfgang Buscher and Uwe Karst
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2008, 23, 407-411
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Behaviour of zircon in high-grade metamorphic rocks: evidence from Hf isotopes, trace elements and textural studies
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: J. Slama, J. Kosler and R. B. Pedersen
References: Contributions to Mineralogy and Petrology Volume 154, Number 3, 335-356, DOI: 10.1007/s00410-007-0196-6
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Rapid fingerprinting of 239Pu and 240Pu in environmental samples with high U levels using on-line ion chromatography coupled with high-sensitivity quadrupole ICP-MS detection
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Vladimir N. Epov, R. Douglas Evans, Jian Zheng, O. F. X. Donard and Masatoshi Yamada
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2007, 22, 1131-1137
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210Pb and 230Th in settling particles in the western Northwest Pacific Ocean: Particle flux and scavenging
Instrumentation: Apex Q & ACM
Author: Masatoshi Yamada, a, and Jian Zheng
References: Continental Shelf Research Volume 27, Issue 12, 1 July 2007, Pages 1629-1642
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240Pu/239Pu atom ratios in seawater from Sagami Bay, western Northwest Pacific Ocean: sources and scavenging
Instrumentation: Apex Q & ACM
Author: Masatoshi Yamada, Jian Zhenga and Zhong-Liang Wang
References: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity Volume 98, Issue 3, December 2007, Pages 274-284
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Contemporaneous massive subaerial volcanism and late cretaceous Oceanic Anoxic Event 2
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Junichiro Kuroda, Nanako O. Ogawa, Masaharu Tanimizu, Millard F. Coffin, Hidekazu Tokuyama, Hiroshi Kitazato and Naohiko Ohkouch
References: Earth and Planetary Science Letters Volume 256, Issues 1-2, 15 April 2007, Pages 211-223
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Analyses of platinum group elements in mosses as indicators of road traffic emissions in Austria
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: Harald G. Zechmeister, Harald Hagendorfer, Daniela Hohenwallner, Andrea Hanus-Illnar and Alarich Riss
References: Atmospheric Environment Volume 40, Issue 40, December 2006, Pages 7720-7732
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High-precision measurement of mercury isotope ratios of atmospheric deposition over the past 150 years recorded in a peat core taken from Hongyuan, Sichuan Province, China
Instrumentation: Apex
Author: WenFang Shi, XinBin Feng, Gan Zhang, LiLi Ming, RunSheng Yin, ZhiQi Zhao and Jing Wang
References: Chinese Science Bulletin Volume 56, Number 9, 877-882
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Determination of Pu isotopes in vegetation using a new on-line FIICP-DRC-MS protocol after microwave digestion
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Vladimir N. Epov, Karima Benkhedda and R. Douglas Evans
References: J . Anal At Spectrom, 2005, 20, 990-992
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Vertical distributions of 99Tc and the 99Tc/137Cs activity ratio in the coastal water off Aomori, Japan
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Takahiro Nakanishi, Jian Zheng, Tatsuo Aono, Masatoshi Yamada and Masashi Kusakabe
References: Journal of Environmental Radioactivity
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An interlaboratory study of arsenic speciation analysis of whole blood
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Kanna Ito, Walter Goessler, Hakan Gurleyuk, Brian Wels, Christopher D. Palmer, Mary Frances Verostek and Patrick J. Parsons
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2011, Advance Article
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Assessment of ultrasound-assisted extraction as sample pre-treatment for the measurement of lead isotope ratios in marine biological tissues by multicollector inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry
Instrumentation: Apex-IR
Author: M. Costas-Rodrigueza, Isela Lavilla and Carlos Bendicho
References: Spectrochimica Acta Part B: Atomic Spectroscopy
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Strontium Is Incorporated into the Fracture Callus but Does Not Influence the Mechanical Strength of Healing Rat Fractures
Instrumentation: Apex-Q
Author: Annemarie Bruel, Jakob Olsen, Henrik Birkedal, Malene Risager, Troels Torp Andreassen, Anders Christer Raffalt, Jens Enevold Thaulov Andersen and Jesper Skovhus Thomsen
References: Calcified Tissue International Volume 88, Number 2, 142-152
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Variation in Molybdenum Content Across Broadly Distributed Populations of Arabidopsis thaliana Is Controlled by a Mitochondrial Molybdenum Transporter (MOT1)
Instrumentation: Apex-Q & SC-2 autosampler
Author: Ivan Baxter, Balasubramaniam Muthukumar, Hyeong Cheol Park, Peter Buchner, Brett Lahner, John Danku, Keyan Zhao, Joohyun Lee, Malcolm J. Hawkesford, Mary Lou Guerinot, David E. Salt
References: February 2008 Issue of PLoS Genetics
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Cellular Uptake and Cytotoxicity of Gold Nanorods: Molecular Origin of Cytotoxicity and Surface Effects
Instrumentation: Apex, PFA Nebulizer
Author: Alaaldin M. Alkilany, Pratik K. Nagaria, Cole R. Hexel, Timothy J. Shaw, Catherine J. Murphy, Michael D. Wyatt
References: Small,Volume 5, Issue 6, pages 701-708, March 20, 2009
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A high-throughput method for Saccharomyces cerevisiae (yeast) ionomics
Instrumentation: Apex-Q & SC-2
Author: John M. C. Danku, Luke Gumaelius, Ivan Baxter and David E. Salt
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2009, 24, 103-107
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Low-memory, small sample size, accurate and high-precision determinations of lithium isotopic ratios in natural materials by MC-ICP-MS
Instrumentation: Apex-IR & PFA Nebulizer
Author: Kuo-Fang Huang, Chen-Feng You, Yung-Hsin Liu, Ruo-Mei Wang, Pei-Ying Lin and Chuan-Hsiung Chung
References: J. Anal. At. Spectrom., 2010, 25, 1019-1024
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A new method for the determination of plutonium and americium using high pressure microwave digestion and alpha-spectrometry or ICP-SMS
Instrumentation: Apex-IR & SC-2
Author: Fabienne Luisier, Jose Antonio Corcho Alvarado, Philipp Steinmann, Michael Krachler and Pascal Froidevaux
References: Journal of Radioanalytical and Nuclear Chemistry Volume 281, Number 3, 425-432
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