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Title: Analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

Abstract

Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) was used for the analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags. Plasma was generated by an application of a 1064 nm wavelength Nd:YAG laser beam to the surface of pellets created from the slags. The presence of Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, and Si was determined by identifying their characteristic spectral signatures. Multivariate analysis was performed for the quantification of these elements. The predicted LIBS results were found in agreement with the inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry analysis. The limit of detection for Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, and Si was calculated to be 0.10%, 0.22%, 0.02%, 0.01%, 0.01%, 0.005%, and 0.18%, respectively.

Authors:
 [1];  [2];  [3];  [2]; ORCiD logo [2]
  1. Mississippi State Univ., Mississippi State, MS (United States). Dept. of Physics and Astronomy; National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, (United States)
  2. National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, (United States)
  3. National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, (United States). AECOM Technology Corporation
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Research Org.:
National Energy Technology Lab. (NETL), Pittsburgh, PA, and Morgantown, WV (United States). In-house Research
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE Office of Fossil Energy (FE)
OSTI Identifier:
1441129
Resource Type:
Accepted Manuscript
Journal Name:
Applied Optics
Additional Journal Information:
Journal Volume: 56; Journal Issue: 28; Journal ID: ISSN 1559-128X
Publisher:
Optical Society of America
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
36 MATERIALS SCIENCE

Citation Formats

Bhatt, Chet R., Goueguel, Christian L., Jain, Jinesh C., Edenborn, Harry M., and McIntyre, Dustin L. Analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. United States: N. p., 2017. Web. doi:10.1364/AO.56.007789.
Bhatt, Chet R., Goueguel, Christian L., Jain, Jinesh C., Edenborn, Harry M., & McIntyre, Dustin L. Analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. United States. doi:10.1364/AO.56.007789.
Bhatt, Chet R., Goueguel, Christian L., Jain, Jinesh C., Edenborn, Harry M., and McIntyre, Dustin L. Fri . "Analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy". United States. doi:10.1364/AO.56.007789. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1441129.
@article{osti_1441129,
title = {Analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy},
author = {Bhatt, Chet R. and Goueguel, Christian L. and Jain, Jinesh C. and Edenborn, Harry M. and McIntyre, Dustin L.},
abstractNote = {Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) was used for the analysis of charcoal blast furnace slags. Plasma was generated by an application of a 1064 nm wavelength Nd:YAG laser beam to the surface of pellets created from the slags. The presence of Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, and Si was determined by identifying their characteristic spectral signatures. Multivariate analysis was performed for the quantification of these elements. The predicted LIBS results were found in agreement with the inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectrometry analysis. The limit of detection for Al, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Mn, and Si was calculated to be 0.10%, 0.22%, 0.02%, 0.01%, 0.01%, 0.005%, and 0.18%, respectively.},
doi = {10.1364/AO.56.007789},
journal = {Applied Optics},
number = 28,
volume = 56,
place = {United States},
year = {2017},
month = {9}
}

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