2021 - 2022 Undergraduate Bulletin


Course Description

CH 437 Atomic Spectrometry 1 cr. (2-0-3)

  • Offered: Fall, Winter
  • Prerequisite: "C-" or better in CH 111, CH 112, CH 241 and CH 242 and junior standing or instructor permission.

A study of principles, instrumentation and analytical applications of atomic spectrometry. Lecture material includes theory and practice of atomic spectrometry including, but not limited to atomic absorption, emission, and fluorescence, sample collection and preparation, atomization, optical instrumentation, spectral interferences and data analysis. Laboratory exercises include sample preparation, instrument optimization and operation, and data analysis.

Note: This course is taught for one half of the semester.