Teledyne Leeman Labs

Determination of Nitrogen Technical Note

November 2005 Applications of ICP & ICP-MS Techniques for Today’s Spectroscopist 3(ICP-OES) is the most commonlyemployed technique for the determi-nation of nutrient elements (forexample, Ca, Fe, K, Mg, Na, P, and S)in fertilizers, while combustionanalysis is used for nitrogen.Combustion analysis is relativelyslow and expensive in terms of ...