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matrix effect

  1. (in analytical chemistry) The combined effect of all components of the sample other than the analyte on the measurement of the quantity. If a specific component can be identified as causing an effect then this is referred to as interference.
    See: matrix
    Source:
    PAC, 1989, 61, 1657 (Nomenclature for automated and mechanised analysis (Recommendations 1989)) on page 1660
  2. (in surface analysis) Effects which cause changes in Auger-electron, photoelectron, secondary ion yield, or scattered ion intensity, the energy or shape of the signal of an element in any environment as compared to these quantities in a pure element. (a) Chemical matrix effects: changes in the chemical composition of the solid which affect the signals as described above. (b) Physical matrix effects: topographical and/or crystalline properties which affect the signal as described above.
Source:
PAC, 1979, 51, 2243 (General aspects of trace analytical methods - IV. Recommendations for nomenclature, standard procedures and reporting of experimental data for surface analysis techniques) on page 2247
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8. doi:10.1351/goldbook.
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