Here is a video of the internal workings of an Atomic absorption spectrometer

Welcome to the Atomic Absorption Spectroscopy (AAS) Online Learning Module. This website has been designed as an educational tool for those interested in learning more about AAS and its uses within the sciences. It is a collaborative effort combining the research, knowledge, and practical experience of many individuals and institutions to whom we are most grateful and appreciative. (Please see our References page for a complete list of contributors.)

The module was designed to be a resource for both the newcomer and initiated alike. For those unfamiliar with AAS we suggest beginning at the What is AAS? page and moving vertically down the subsequent pages to establish an understanding of the basic principles. The remainder of the site then serves to supplement that foundation. For those already familiar with AAS, the site will hopefully offer a comprehensive review as well as a means by which to apply existing knowledge to real world applications.

We sincerely hope you enjoy browsing as much as we’ve enjoyed creating. Happy learning!