The branch of chemistry concerned with identifying and quantifying the chemical constituents of matter.

The branch of chemistry concerned with identifying and quantifying the chemical constituents of matter. Possible subtopics include, but are not limited to:

  • Spectroscopy
  • Spectrometry
  • Calorimetry
  • Chromatography
  • Microscopy
  • Classical combustion techniques for elemental analysis
  • Numeric analysis
  • Preparative techniques such as digestion and decomposition
  • Titration techniques
  • Chemical speciation, e.g. determination of oxidation states
  • Surface tecniques, e.g. electron microscopy
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