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Both inductively coupled plasma optical emission spectroscopy (ICP-OES) and inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICP-MS) are analytical techniques important for the analysis of trace elements in a host of mediums, from measuring contaminants in water or soil, determining the origin of wines and foods, detecting heavy metals and rare earth elements and petrochemical analysis, to determining safety and purity of pharmaceuticals and cosmetics.

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  • How ICP-OES and ICP-MS work
  • How they compare
  • When one technique should be employed over the other