Application of laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy technique to hair tissue mineral analysis
Authors: Corsi M., Cristoforetti G., Hidalgo M., Legnaioli S., Palleschi V., Salvetti A., Tognoni E., Vallebona C.
Autors Affiliation: IPCF – CNR CNR, Appl Laser Spect Lab, Area Res Pisa, I-56124 Pisa, Italy
Abstract: The concentration of the main minerals present in human hair is measured on several subjects by Calibration-Free Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (CF-LIBS) and compared with the results obtained through a commercial analytical laboratory. The possibility of using CF-LIBS for mineral analysis in hair is discussed, as well as its feasibility for the fast and inexpensive determination of the occurrence of heavy-metal poisoning in hair. (C) 2003 Optical Society of America.
Journal/Review: APPLIED OPTICS
Volume: 42 (30) Pages from: 6133 to: 6137
KeyWords: LIBSDOI: 10.1364/AO.42.006133Citations: 104data from “WEB OF SCIENCE” (of Thomson Reuters) are update at: 2021-12-05References taken from IsiWeb of Knowledge: (subscribers only)Connecting to view paper tab on IsiWeb: Click hereConnecting to view citations from IsiWeb: Click here