Chapter 2. Physical Principles

  1. Dr. Bernhard Welz1 and
  2. Dr. Michael Sperling2

Published Online: 13 DEC 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9783527611690.ch2

Atomic Absorption Spectrometry, Third Edition

Atomic Absorption Spectrometry, Third Edition

How to Cite

Welz, B. and Sperling, M. (1998) Physical Principles, in Atomic Absorption Spectrometry, Third Edition, Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527611690.ch2

Author Information

  1. 1

    In den Auen 20, D-88690 Uhldingen, Germany

  2. 2

    Bodenseewerk, Perkin-Elmer GmbH, Alte Nußdorfer Straße, D-88662 Überlingen

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 13 DEC 2007
  2. Published Print: 26 NOV 1998

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527285716

Online ISBN: 9783527611690

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Keywords:

  • atomic structure;
  • atomic spectra;
  • thermal equilibrium;
  • natural line width;
  • absorption coefficient

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Atomic Structure and Spectra

  • Thermal Equilibrium

  • Line Width and Line Profile

  • Hyperfine Structure

  • Measuring the Absorption

  • The Zeeman Effect