The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through
the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).
Supporters of EVISA includes:
atomic fluorescence spectrometry (AFS)
In atomic fluorescence spectrometry (AFS), ground state atoms created chemically or thermally in a hydrogen flame or quartz tube furnace, are excited by a beam of light. In difference to AAS measuring the absorbed light, the emission resulting from the decay of the excited state is measured. AFS is a very specific element detection technique but requires a high output, high stability light source.