in spectroscopy: Data value in a datastream in the absence of any analyte or interference.

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Component database: Meinhard - Glass Products - Meinhard Type CK, Quartz
Instrument database: GBC Scientific Equipment Ltd. - INTEGRA XMP
Instrument database: Thermo Scientific - SOLAAR S Series AA spectrometer
Link database: Mercury Policy Project: Mercury Rising - Reducing global emissions from burning mercury-added products
Link database: AMAP, 2005. AMAP Assessment 2002: Heavy Metals in the Arctic
Instrument database: Fisons - PQ ExCell
Instrument database: Mercury Instruments GmbH - Mercury Vapor Monitor VM 3000
Atomic Fluorescence Spectrometry as a Detection System for Speciation Analysis | EVISA's News
Instrument database: Fisons - Accuris - Simultaneous ICP-OES Spectrometer
Incorporation of rare earth elements in the shell of freshwater mussels as an indicator for their bioavailability from polluted river water | EVISA's News
Instrument database: Varian Inc. - Ultramass 700 ICP-MS
Instrument database: Bruker Daltonics - aurora M90 - Quadrupole ICP-MS
United Nations Global Mercury Treaty: Fifth and final session | EVISA's News
Link database: herve leger store nyc
Component database: Glass Expansion - ICP Fully Demountable Torches
One year EVISA speciation Newsletter - Two years of EVISA web site operation - Time to look back | EVISA's News
Link database: Rossendorf Expert System for Surface and Sorption Thermodynamics
Directory of scientists: Michael Krachler
Component database: Meinhard - Glass Products - Meinhard TQ-30-A3
Company database: Progression, Inc.