Resources

International mass spectrometry web resource - Journals and modern uses of mass spectrometry.
National Environmental Methods Index - Methods for various types of mass spectrometry.
National Insitute of Standards and Technology (NIST) - Physical reference data website.
ICP-MS Primer (.pdf) - A beginner's guide to ICP-MS (Agilent, 2005)

Useful References for Solution ICP-MS

Bandura, D. R., Baranov, V. I., and Tanner, S. D. 2001, Reaction chemistry and collisional processes in multilole devices for resolving isobaric interferences in ICP-MS. Fresenius J. Anal. Chem. 370, 454-470.

Banks, D., Hall, G., Reimann, C. and Siewers, U., 1999. Distribution of rare earth elements in crystalline bedrock groundwaters: Oslo and Bergen regions, Norway. Applied Geochemistry 14, 27-39.

Budd, P. J. Montgomery, A. Cox, P. Krause, B. Barreiro, R. and G. Thomas, 1998, The Distribution of Lead within Ancient and Modern Human Teeth: Implications for Long-Term and Historical Monitoring. The Science of the Total Environment 220, 121–136.

Cook, J. M., Robinson, J. J., Chenery, S. R. N. and Miles, D. L., 1997, Determining cadmium in marine sediments by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: attacking the problems or the problems with the attack ? Analyst 122, 1207-1210.

Grégoire, D. C., Acheson, B. M. and Taylor, R. P., 1996. Measurement of lithium isotope ratios by inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry: application to geological materials. Journalof Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 11, 765-772.

Useful References for Applications of LA-ICPMS

Campbell and Hamayun, 1999, Trace Element Analysis in Iron Meteorites by Laser Ablation ICPMS. Analytical Chemistry 71:939–946.

Devos, W, M. Senn-Luder, C. Moor, and C. Salter, 2000, Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry (LA-ICP-MS) for Spatially Resolved Trace Analysis of Early-Medieval Archaeological Iron Finds. Fresenius Journal of Analytic Chemistry 366, 873–880.

Heinrich C. A., Pettke, T., Halter, W. E., Aigner-Torres, M., Audétat, A.., Günther, D., Hattendorf, B., Bleiner, D., Guillong, M., and Horn, I., 2003, Quantitative multi-element analysis of minerals, fluid and melt inclusions by laser-ablation inductively-coupled plasma mass-spectrometry. Geochim. Cosmochim. Acta 67, 3473-3496.

McDonald, I., Harris, J. W. and Vaughan, D. J., 1996, Determination of noble metals in sulphide inclusions from diamonds using inductively coupled plasma-mass spectrometry. Analytica Chimica Acta 333, 41-49.

Reinhardt, H., M. Kriews, H. Miller, O. Schrems, C. Ludke, E. Hoffman, J. Skole, 2001, Laser Ablation Inductively Coupled Plasma Mass Spectrometry: A New Tool for Trace Element Analysis in Ice Cores. Fresenius Journal of Analytical Chemistry 370, 629–636.

Tykot, Robert H. 2002 Chemical Fingerprinting and Source Tracing of Obsidian: The Central Mediterranean Trade in Black Gold. Accounts of Chemical Research 35, 618-627.

Thorrold, S. R., C. M. Jones, S.E. Campana, J. W. McLaren and J. W. H. Lam, 1998, Trace Element Signatures in Otoliths Record Natal River of Juvenile American Shad (Alosa sapidissima). Limnol. Oceanogr. 43, 1826–1835.

Watmouth, S. A., T. C. Hutchinson, and R. D. Evans, 1998, The Quantitative Analysis of Sugar Maple Tree Rings by Laser Ablation in Conjunction with ICP-MS. Journal of Environmental Quality 27, 1087–1094.

Watling, R. J., Lynch, B. F. and Herring, D., 1997. Use of laser ablation inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry for fingerprinting scene of crime evidence. Journal of Analytical Atomic Spectrometry 12, 195-203.