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Practical Guide to ICP-MS: A Tutorial for Beginners
The 3rd Edition of Rob Thomas' very successful ICP-MS series of textbook was published in 2014.
Interested in the new online version of 11th edition of the ACS book of Reagent Chemicals...click on the book cover for details.
AAAS STEM VOLUNTEER PROGRAM
Looking for a way to give back and volunteer your time to help students understand the importance of STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) education in today's world of untruths and alternative facts. Click on the link below to learn more.
A Beginners Guide to ICP-MS
Rob Thomas' ICP-MS Tutorial Series Published in Spectroscopy Magazine
Interested in a 15-Part tutorial on ICP-MS, published in "Spectroscopy Magazine"? This is ideal if you are a beginner to the technique and want to learn more about its capabilities.
Rob's 2019 PittCon Short Courses and Networking Session in Philadelphia
In this THERMO SCIENTIFIC audio podcast, Rob Thomas discusses new USP requirements and how they apply to pharmaceutical products and dietary supplements.
Measuring Elemental Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: A Practical Guide
Read about Rob Thomas' new book on the new USP and ICH Directives
Atomic Perspectives Columns
For all of Rob Thomas's Atomic Perspectives Columns in Spectroscopy Magazine, Click below
Some recent publications authored by Rob Thomas
Measurement of Elemental Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: Over 100 Years in Making the Change, AP Column, Spectroscopy Mag, May, 2018
the Right Atomic Spectroscopic Technique for Measuring Elemental
Impurities in Pharmaceuticals: A J-Value Perspective, AP Column,
Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2018
Particle ICP-MS: A Key Analytical Technique for Characterizing
AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2017
Characterizing Fuel by Gas Chromatography: Making Sure that IndyCar Race Teams are Playing by the Rules, Petro Industry News, February, 2017
New Approaches in Sample Preparation and Precise Multielement Analysis of Crude Oils and Refined Petroleum Products Using Single-Reaction-Chamber Microwave Digestion and Triple-Quadrupole ICP-MS, AP Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, October, 2016
Optimization of EPA Method 325 for the Fast, Accurate and Precise Monitoring of VOCs Around Oil Refinery Fencelines, Petro Industry News, September, 2016
To Burn: Do you Know What is Costs to Run your Atomic Spectroscopy
Replacing Traditional Heavy Metals Testing with Modern Plasma-Based Spectrochemical Techniques, A P Column, Spectroscopy Magazine, March, 2016