Table 2: Operating conditions.

ParameterCondition

Rf-power1000 W
Plasma gas flow rate12 L/min
Auxiliary gas flow rate0 L/min
Sheath gas flow rate0.2 L/min
Nebulizer flow0.8 L/min at 3 bars
Type of nebulizerGlass concentric
Type of spray chamberGlass cyclonic
Argon humidifierYes
Injector tube diameter3 mm
Sample uptake1 mL/min
Emission lines for
 Zr339.198
 Sr216.596
 Y319.561