5. Correction of Instrumental Mass Discrimination for Isotope Ratio Determination with Multi-Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry

  1. Prof. Dr. Frank Vanhaecke2 and
  2. Prof. Dr. Patrick Degryse3
  1. Juris Meija,
  2. Lu Yang,
  3. Zoltán Mester and
  4. Ralph E. Sturgeon

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527650484.ch5

Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS

Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS

How to Cite

Meija, J., Yang, L., Mester, Z. and Sturgeon, R. E. (2012) Correction of Instrumental Mass Discrimination for Isotope Ratio Determination with Multi-Collector Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry, in Isotopic Analysis: Fundamentals and Applications Using ICP-MS (eds F. Vanhaecke and P. Degryse), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527650484.ch5

Editor Information

  1. 2

    Ghent University, Department of Analytical Chemistry, Krijgslaan 281-S12, 9000 Ghent, Belgium

  2. 3

    Katholieke Universiteit Leuven, Center for Archaeological Sciences, Celestijnenlaan 200E, 3001 Leuven, Belgium

Author Information

  1. National Research Council Canada, NRC, Institute for National, Measurement Standards, 1200 Montreal Road, Ottawa, ON K1A 0R6, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 13 JUN 2012

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527328963

Online ISBN: 9783527650484

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Keywords:

  • Inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry;
  • multi-collector;
  • isotope ratio;
  • instrumental mass discrimination;
  • calibration;
  • double spike. uncertainty

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Historical Introduction

  • Mass Bias in MC-ICP-MS

  • Systematics of Mass Bias Correction Models

  • Logic of Conventional Correction Models

  • Pitfalls with Some Correction Models

  • Integrity of the Correction Models

  • The Regression Model

  • Calibration with Double Spikes

  • Calibration with Internal Correction

  • Uncertainty Evaluation

  • Conclusion

  • References