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Main Title Development of a Battery-Operated Portable Synchronous Luminescence Spectrofluorometer.
Author Alarie, J. P. ; Tuan, V. D. ; Miller, G. ; Ericson, M. N. ; Maddox, S. R. ;
CORP Author Oak Ridge National Lab., TN. ;Lockheed Environmental Systems and Technologies Co., Las Vegas, NV.;Environmental Monitoring Systems Lab., Las Vegas, NV.
Publisher c1993
Year Published 1993
Report Number EPA-68-CO-0049; EPA/600/J-94/231;
Stock Number PB94-170032
Additional Subjects Portable equipment ; Spectrochemical analysis ; Water pollution detection ; Soil analysis ; Hazardous wastes ; Land pollution ; Chemical analysis ; On-line measurement systems ; Chemiluminescence ; Site characterization ; Performance evaluation ; Design criteria ; Fluorometers ; Reprints ; Synchronous luminescence monitors
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NTIS  PB94-170032 Most EPA libraries have a fiche copy filed under the call number shown. Check with individual libraries about paper copy. NTIS 09/01/1994
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Abstract
A battery-operated portable synchronous luminescence spectrofluorometer was developed for on-site analysis of groundwater or hazardous waste sites. The instrument is capable of either emission, excitation, or synchronous fluorescence measurements. The instrument is suited for trace analysis of important pollutants such as polyaromatic hydrocarbons, creosotes, and polychlorinated biphenyls in complex mixtures. The ability to perform synchronous luminescence measurements on these samples can reduce the complexity of fluorescence spectra and help in rapid field site characterization. A description of the instrumental components is given and an evaluation of the instrument using anthracene and several oil samples is provided to illustrate the usefulness of the instrument. (Copyright (c) 1993 American Institute of Physics.)