Inductively coupled plasma atomic emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES), also referred to as inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry (ICP-OES), is an analytical technique used for the detection of chemical elements. It is a type of emission spectroscopy that uses the inductively coupled plasma to produce excited atoms and ions that emit electromagnetic radiation at wavelengths characteristic of a particular element. It is a flame technique with a flame temperature in a range from 6000 to 10,000 K. The intensity of this emission is indicative of the concentration of the element within the sample.
- Environmental and agro-chemical analysis
- Metallurgy analysis
- Pharmaceuticals and cosmetics analysis
- Geology / Mining / Rare Earth Elements analysis
- Nuclear energy analysis
- Materials sciences analysis
- Petrochemistry analysis