Direct Real-Time Determination of Compositional Profiles in Structured Materials Using Laser Ablation Instruments: LIBS and LA-ICP-MS
Laser ablation offers rapid micro-analysis with spatial resolution ~10 nm in depth, ~3 μm lateral. Structured materials are mapped, depth-profiled for elemental and isotopic composition using LIBS or LA-ICP-MS without dissolving samples. Molecular structure can be inferred by chemometric processing.
Applied Industrial Optics: Spectroscopy, Imaging and Metrology
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