39. Laser Ablation–Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for the Investigation of Archaeological Samples

  1. Mike S. Lee
  1. Martín Resano1,
  2. Esperanza García-Ruiz1 and
  3. Frank Vanhaecke2

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch39

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

How to Cite

Resano, M., García-Ruiz, E. and Vanhaecke, F. (2012) Laser Ablation–Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry for the Investigation of Archaeological Samples, in Mass Spectrometry Handbook (ed M. S. Lee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch39

Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Analytical Chemistry, University of Zaragoza, Zaragoza, Spain

  2. 2

    Department of Analytical Chemistry, Ghent University, Ghent, Belgium

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Pharmaceutical Science and Biotechnology: Practices, Applications and Methods

Book Series Editors:

  1. Mike S. Lee

Series Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470536735

Online ISBN: 9781118180730

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Keywords:

  • archaeological samples and LA-ICPMS, toward replacing XRF, NAA;
  • LA-ICPMS potential in archaeological research;
  • right calibration strategy, fractionation and laser wavelengths;
  • LA-ICPMS, new lasers with shorter wavelengths;
  • LA-ICPMS in spatially resolved multielemental and isotopic analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Principle of LA-ICPMS

  • Key Aspects for Developing an LA-ICPMS Method in Archaeometric Research: Multielemental Applications

  • LA-ICPMS for Isotopic Analysis of Archaeological Samples

  • Conclusions and Future Research

  • Acknowledgments

  • References