Alfredo Sanz-Medel

Alfredo Sanz-Medel is Professor of Analytical Chemistry and Head of the Analytical Spectrometry Research Group (University of Oviedo, Spain). He was an Associate Member of IUPAC and was president (1989 to 1999) of the now-called Spanish Society of Applied Spectroscopy. He served on the Editorial Board of several scientific journals and is now Editor in the “Book Section”, Monographs in Analytical Spectroscopy (RSC, UK) and Editor of Analytical and Bioanalytical Chemistry (Springer). He is the author or co-author of more than 600 international scientific journal publications, several books, holds seven patents and supervised over 60 PhD theses. He is a well known international speaker and received several European Awards, including the latest European Award for Plasma Spectrochemistry in 2011 and the 2011 EuCheMS Lecture.

Atomic Absorption Spectrometry: An Introduction, Second Edition

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Alfredo Sanz-Medel
Rosario Pereiro

This book offers a concise, but highly useful introduction to the basic concepts, techniques, and new applications of Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS). This well-established materials analysis technology dates back to the 19th century, yet it remains today one of the most popular and cost-effective analysis tools used by chemists, physicists and materials scientists worldwide.

The second edition provides you with the latest information on all new AAS techniques and instruments. Highlights encompass: