Analytical Techniques - Chemical Analysis
The combination of state-of-the-art instrumentation and expert analysts at Lucideon guarantees optimum problem solving capability using these techniques:
- XRF (X-Ray Fluorescence Spectrometry)
Major, minor and trace bulk elemental analysis of inorganic materials.
- ICP-OES (Inductively Coupled Plasma Optical Emission Spectroscopy)
Trace analysis of inorganic materials, down to parts per million (ppm) or less.
- ICP-MS (Inductively Coupled Plasma – Mass Spectrometry)
Trace analysis of elements to identify individual masses and isotopic fingerprints, with detection limits at or below parts per trillion (ppt).
- IC (Ion Chromatography)
Analysis of liquids / solutions for anions such as halides and sulphates.
- GC (Gas Chromatography)
Major organic compound analysis as gases or volatile components.
- GC-MS (Gas Chromatography-Mass Spectrometry)
Trace organic compound analysis as gases or volatile components.
- EPMA (Electron Probe Microanalysis)
Fully quantitative elemental weight percent with micron spatial resolution, secondary & backscattered electron images.
- FTIR - Fourier Transform Infrared Analysis
Provides detailed information on the bond structures within compounds.
- SEM/EDX (Scanning Electron Microscopy/Energy Dispersive Analysis)
Microstructural analysis, fault diagnosis, imaging and elemental analysis of small areas of solid materials.
- XRD (X-Ray Diffraction)
Mineralogical analysis of solid materials for phase determination.
- GPC (Gel Permeability Chromatography)
Measurement of molecular weight distribution.
- NMR (Nuclear Magnetic Resonance)
Physical, chemical, electronic and structural information from organic liquids and solids.