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Characteristics of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy

Authors(3) :-Nafie A. Almuslet, Mubarak Elmahal Ahmed, Mashair A. Mohammed

In this work Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS) was used to determine the constituent of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) collected from five different locations in Sudan. Gum samples were irradiated with 80 mJ pulse energy of Nd -YAG laser (1064nm) and Atomic spectra Database was used for the spectral analysis of the plasma emitted from these samples. The results showed that all the five samples contain Fe, Na, Ca, Mg, K, S, C, N, O, Cr, Br, Ti, Ar, and H with different amounts. Some elements like Br, Ti and Ar are recorded here for the first time.
Nafie A. Almuslet, Mubarak Elmahal Ahmed, Mashair A. Mohammed
gum Arabic, LIBS, laser spectroscopy, gum investigation
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Publication Details
  Published in : Volume 2 | Issue 6 | November-December 2016
  Date of Publication : 2016-11-25
License:  This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 4.0 International License.
Page(s) : 208-215
Manuscript Number : IJSRST16263
Publisher : Technoscience Academy
PRINT ISSN : 2395-6011
ONLINE ISSN : 2395-602X
Cite This Article :
Nafie A. Almuslet, Mubarak Elmahal Ahmed, Mashair A. Mohammed, "Characteristics of Gum Arabic (Acacia Senegal) Using Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy ", International Journal of Scientific Research in Science and Technology(IJSRST), Print ISSN : 2395-6011, Online ISSN : 2395-602X, Volume 2, Issue 6 , pp.208-215, November-December-2016.
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