Howdy dammit. That's one of the mottos of this fine institution where I
while away the hours. It's on bumper stickers all over town and
probably close to 1% of all T-shirts on any given day in Aggieland.
You are correct in pointing out that it might be inappropriate in
certain circumstances, like a child speaking to a teacher. For our
forum, though, it would seem totally appropriate conversation amongst
equals. And it is certainly an essential component in the vocabulary of
any analyst at the bench.
Pete Brown wrote:
>Based on the subject line of your posting (which by the way is probably
>inappropriate) it sounds like you are nearing the end of your tether.
>There are two particularly good service resources available for VG ICP - MS
>systems that you may want to contact. The first is Lee Griffiths at
>Ionflight. Lee's office number in Boston, Mass is (617) 803 - 1121. The
>other person, Chris Rowland, is located in the UK. Unfortunately I don't
>have a contact number for Chris, but perhaps someone else on the list does.
>Good luck with your PQ2. Generally speaking they are fine instruments and
>have tended to provide their users with years of high performance mass
>Peter G. Brown, Ph.D.
>Leeman Labs, Inc.
>Tel (603) 886 - 8400
>From: PLASMACHEM-L: Analytical Chem.(ICP's, DCP's, MIP's).
>[mailto:[log in to unmask]]On Behalf Of Richard Cox
>Sent: Tuesday, April 01, 2003 7:58 PM
>To: [log in to unmask]
>Subject: Damn PQ2
>I am still unable to get the machine running properly. Apparently there
>were similar problems which were resolved by fixing the grounding in the
>torch box. Can anyone think of a reason for signal instability and poor
>sensitivity which may be due to a front-end electronic problem (torch box,
>RF generator, etc.)?
Bryan L. Brattin
Trace Element Research Lab
Texas A&M University
TEXAS A&M UNIVERSITY
VAPH VMA BLDG, ROOM 107
COLLEGE STATION, TX 77843-4458
Attn: B. Brattin