Offering a tutorial approach for beginners and a practical approach for applications oriented scientists, this book is a useful manual for scientists who plan to study LIBS and set up the instrumentation. The authors discuss the pros and cons of various LIBS techniques and systems. They also cover the characteristic features of LIBS instrumentation development during the last several decades and evaluate their performance. The book supplies practical procedures on how to systematically set up the instruments on several LIBS systems and how to use the systems for specific applications.
Introduction. Theory. Instrumentation. Applications. Practical Hints. Historical. Future Prospects. Literature.