Transport interferences affect the amount of desolvated sample passing through the horizontal flame cross-section per unit time at the observation height. They include factors affecting the rate of liquid consumption,
the efficiency of nebulization,
and the fraction desolvated
They may be classified as non-specific (and physical).
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