Working with atomic absorption instruments and want your questions answered? Separation Science and Agilent have teamed up to offer a series of video tutorials to help improve your knowledge on a range of atomic absorption topics. In the fourth tutorial in the series, expert Eric Vanclay weighs in on a series of questions and provides real-world tips and tricks to assist atomic absorption users with optimal operation and maintenance.

Through this tutorial, you can expect to:

  • Learn about the common issues users experience when working with AAS instruments
  • Learn new tips and tricks to improve the performance of your AA instruments
  • Learn about tools and best practices that can be implemented in your lab to ensure simple operation and reduce downtime

Run time: 20 minutes

There are four tutorials in the Atomic Absorption series, with the remaining modules covering types and performance of AA lamps; improving performance; and maintenance, consumables, and resources.

Ready to learn from the experts?

The Presenter


These tutorials are brought to you in collaboration with Agilent, and presented by Eric Vanclay. Eric joined Varian in 1988 and has worked in a number of roles including Atomic Absorption Product Specialist, Atomic Absorption Product Manager, Export Marketing Manager, European Field Sales/Applications Specialist (atomic spectroscopy), ICP-OES Product Manager, and MP-AES Product Manager. After the acquisition of Varian by Agilent, Eric took on the role of Spectroscopy Supplies Product Marketing Manager, with responsibility for field sales support, customer support, product development, and marketing of the spectroscopy supplies. He has over 30 years’ experience with all of the atomic spectroscopy techniques. He is based at Agilent’s Spectroscopy Technology Innovation Centre in Melbourne, Australia.


Other tutorials within our Spectroscopy Learning Hub cover ICP-MS and ICP-OES. Ready to explore?

Published  Apr 24, 2023

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