Basic Introduction

  • M. L. Parsons
  • B. W. Smith
  • G. E. Bentley


It is felt that the user of this book will be a practicing flame spectroscopist, either a bench chemist in an industrial laboratory or a student (or professor) doing research. As such, it is felt that this person would already have a basic knowledge of flame spectroscopic theory and practice. If this is not the case, it would be highly recommended that the reader select one of the many introductory texts on the subject. (See Chapter I, B.) This chapter is included, however, to complement such texts and to remind the reader of the important fundamental concepts and experimental parameters in these techniques.


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Authors and Affiliations

  • M. L. Parsons
    • 1
  • B. W. Smith
    • 1
  • G. E. Bentley
    • 1
  1. 1.Department of ChemistryArizona State UniversityTempeUSA

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