Advertisement

BCNP Consultants European Chemistry Partnering 2017 Ffm Germany 600x60px
Document › Details

Spectro Analytical Instruments GmbH. (3/11). "Press Release: New White Paper for SPECTRO MS. Isotope Ratio in Geochemistry". Kleve.

Organisation Organisation Spectro Analytical Instruments GmbH
  Group AMETEK (Group)
Products Product Spectro MS ICP-MS
  Product 2 chemistry (science)
Person Person Milner, Tom (Ametek 201009 SPECTRO)
     


* Origin and age determination of rock samples

* SPECTRO MS is the first ICP mass spectrometer to simultaneously record the concentrations of 210 isotopes

* Determination of isotope ratios in per mille ranges


A new white paper dealing with isotope ratios in geochemistry for the simultaneously measuring SPECTRO MS ICP mass spectrometer is available from SPECTRO Analytical Instruments. The white paper, titled "Fully Simultaneous ICP-MS: A New Approach to Isotope Geochemistry," details ways geological laboratories can profit from isotope and element ratio analysis and designates the SPECTRO MS as a powerful, user-friendly and less-expensive alternative to multi-collector mass spectrometers.

The isotope ratios offer insight into the age and origin of rock samples and can be used to determine the "fingerprint" of rock, mineral and ceramic samples. Rare earth metals are especially important geochemical indicators, whose relative presence helps establish conclusions as to tectonic environment and history.

"Until now simultaneous determination of isotope and element contents was only possible to a certain degree; making analyses both time consuming and expensive," explains Willi Barger, Product Manager for ICP-MS at SPECTRO. "The SPECTRO MS simultaneously records 210 isotope concentrations and ratios to four decimal places during every measurement and at a much lower cost than sequential mass spectrometers. "Detection limits for the SPECTRO MS are in the low parts-per-trillion (ppt) range. In addition, the SPECTRO MS is easy to operate. Users obtain categorized, reproducible results with the press of a button.

White Paper Available Free-of-Charge

Users who want to find out more about using the SPECTRO MS for isotope and element ratio analysis in geochemistry will find a comprehensive description in the new white paper "Fully Simultaneous ICP-MS: A New Approach to Isotope Geochemistry" that is available for free at www.spectro.com. The white paper is oriented not just towards geochemical laboratories but to other users as well: The SPECTRO MS is ideal for origin determination in the food industry, forensic science and other areas.

Background SPECTRO MS

Introduced in 2010, the SPECTRO MS is the world's first fully simultaneously measuring mass spectrometer with inductively coupled plasma. With its novel Direct Charge Detector, the instrument simultaneously records 75 elements and their isotopes from lithium to uranium with every measurement. With a newly developed ion optic and double-focusing sector field mass spectrometer with Mattauch-Herzog geometry, the SPECTRO MS is able to deliver much more precise and reproducible results than conventional sequential mass spectrometers.


About SPECTRO:

SPECTRO is one of the worldwide leading suppliers of analytical instruments for optical emission and X-ray fluorescence spectrometry. SPECTRO manufacturers advanced instruments, develops the best solutions for strongly varying applications and provides exemplary customer service. SPECTRO's products are exemplified by unique technical capabilities that deliver measureable benefits to the customer. From its foundation in 1979 until today, more than 30,000 analytical instruments have been delivered to customers around the world.

AMETEK, Inc. is a leading global manufacturer of electronic instruments and electric motors with an annual turnover of approximately 2.7 billion US$. AMETEK's corporate growth plan is based on four key strategies: Operative excellence, strategic aquisitions and alliances and market expansion as well as new products. AMETEK's common stock is a component of the S&P MidCap 400 Index and the Russell 1000 Index.

Please contact Tom Milner for additional information, Tel: +49.2821.892-0,
Fax: +49.2821.892-2200, E-Mail: spectro.info@ametek.com

   
Record changed: 2016-03-20

Advertisement

BCNP Consultants European Chemistry Partnering 2017 Ffm Germany 600x60px

More documents for AMETEK (Group)


To subscribe to our free, monthly mass spectrometry newsletter, please send an e-mail to info@iito.de and simply fill the subject line with the word »MSC newsletter«

To get even more information, please take a look at our [gs] professional services offering and read the gene-sensor Product Flyer [PDF file]

Please visit also our web portals for the Eurpean life sciences and the life sciences in German-speaking Europe (DE, AT & CH) at Life-Sciences-Germany.com and Life-Sciences-Europe.com

Advertisement

Picture EBD Group BIO-Europe Spring 2017 BES Barcelona Spain March 600x60px




» top

Advertisements

Picture [iito] Twitter iitoLifeScience Life Sciences Mass Spec 120x120px BCNP Consultants European Chemistry Partnering 2017 Ffm Germany 120x180px Picture EBD Group BIO-Europe Spring 2017 BES Barcelona Spain March 120x180px Picture AB Sciex Berliner LCMSMS Symposium 2017 Right 120x80px Picture [LSE] Life-Sciences-Europe.com – The Business Web Portal 120x600px Banner Fairtec GmbH Solutions for Smarter Business Events Exhibitions 120x120px Picture [iito] Twitter iitoLifeScience Life Sciences Mass Spec 120x120px