• Reference: ICP France
  • Location: France
  • Dates:

    • March 5-9, 2018
    • July 2-6, 2018
    • October 15-19, 2018

  • Who should attend: Users of HORIBA Scientific ICP-OES spectrometers
  • Duration: 5 days (From 9 am to 5:30 pm)
  • A theoretical and practical knowledge on ICPOES spectrometers
  • Learn how to use the software (latest version used in the laboratory)
  • Learn methodology for method development and major analytical parameters
  • Know how to set up an analytical strategy with an unknown sample
  • Interpret results
  • Follow the performances of the ICP-OES spectrometer over the time
  • Identify dysfunctions and their origins, and solve these dysfunctions

Day 1

Theory

  • Theory of ICP-OES
  • Principle and Instrumentation
  • Method development strategy
  • Wavelength selection
  • Optimization of parameters
  • Spectral interferences
  • Analytical performances

Day 2

Practical: Method Creation and Optimization

  • Method creation
  • Optimization of gas flow
  • Optimization of sheath gas
  • Optimization of integration time

Day 3

Practical: Method Creation and Optimization

  • Method development
  • Wavelength selection
  • Semi-quantitative analysis
  • Slit selction.

Day 4

Practical: Analytical Performance

  • Background position
  • Detection limit calculation
  • Spectral interferences
  • Matrix effect

Day 5

Analysis of Unknown Sample

  • Discussion