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CHEM 4301 [0.5 credit] Advanced Topics in Analytical Chemistry I

Analytical chemistry of trace and ultratrace elements/compounds. Special requirements for quantitative determination by various instrumental methods. Control of contamination and blanks. Analytical method development to improve selectivity, sensitivity and detection limit. Strength and limitations of each instrument. Optimization of all operating parameters.
Prerequisite(s): CHEM 2103 and one of CHEM 2302 or CHEM 2303.
Also offered at the graduate level, with different requirements, as CHEM 5607, for which additional credit is precluded.
Lectures and seminars three hours a week.