In atomic spectroscopy, which of the following is NOT correct?

a. A hollow cathode lamp is the required light source for atomic emission spectroscopy.

b. Absorption by molecular species in the flame causes spectral interference.

c. Graphite Furnace AAS is a more sensitive analytical method with lower detection limits for most metals than flame AAS.

d. Pressure broadening of atomic spectral lines increases with temperature.

e. Doppler broadening of atomic spectral lines increases with temperature.

I believe the answer to this question is b, can someone confirm

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  • Anonymous
    1 decade ago
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    Yes, you are right! B is NOT correct. =)

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