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Detection of multiple elements in coal samples from Bangladesh by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy

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dc.contributor.author Haider, A F M Yusuf
dc.contributor.author Rony, M.A.
dc.contributor.author Lubna, R.S.
dc.contributor.author Abedin, K.M.
dc.date.accessioned 2017-04-18T05:49:13Z
dc.date.available 2017-04-18T05:49:13Z
dc.date.issued 2011-11
dc.identifier.citation Haider, A. F. M. Y., Rony, M. A., Lubna, R. S., & Abedin, K. M. (2011). Detection of multiple elements in coal samples from bangladesh by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy. Optics and Laser Technology, 43(8), 1405-1410. doi:10.1016/j.optlastec.2011.04.009 en_US
dc.identifier.issn 00303992
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10361/8045
dc.description This article was published in the Journal Optics and Laser Technology [© 2011 Elsevier Ltd.] and the definite version is available at: 10.1016/j.optlastec.2011.04.009 en_US
dc.description.abstract Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS) was used to analyze the coal samples from the Barapukuria coal mine of Bangladesh and coal from eastern India. Besides the major elements carbon and silicon, a number of minor and trace elements, such as iron, titanium, aluminum, calcium, sodium, copper, zirconium, neodymium, ytterbium, cerium, samarium, dysprosium and gadolinium were identified. In earlier work some researchers identified the lines around 279 and 280 nm as due to Mg II rather than Yb III. The reasons for identifying these two lines as due to ytterbium in the present work are explained. The detection of multiple elements in one experiment in a commonly used fuel demonstrated the versatility and multi-elemental capability of LIBS. en_US
dc.language.iso en en_US
dc.publisher © 2011 Elsevier Ltd. en_US
dc.relation.uri http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S003039921100096X
dc.subject Barapukuria coal mine en_US
dc.subject Laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy en_US
dc.subject Ytterbium en_US
dc.title Detection of multiple elements in coal samples from Bangladesh by laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy en_US
dc.type Article en_US
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dc.contributor.department Department of Mathematics and Natural Sciences, BRAC University


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