Key aspects of the facility:


  • State- of-the-art 213 nm laser ablation system coupled to a Thermo iCAP Q quadrupole mass spectrometer


  • Microsampling capability using laser spot sizes of 25-150 microns
  • Analytical sensitivity for a wider variety of elements into the ppb range
  • Selection of matrix-matched sulfide and silicate standards, User-friendly data reduction using Iolite software