Date of Award
Dr. Joe Nix
An attempt was made to work out a method for routinely determining molybdenum by atomic absorption spectrophotometry. A stock standard was prepared containing 100 ppm molybdenum as MO4. Sensitivity of the spectrophotometer was found to be zero for aqueous solutions in the 1-10 ppm range. A pH-dependence study of extraction of the molybdate with DDC and MIBK gave best results at about pH 4.
Rice, Gary, "An Attempt to Determine Molybdenum by Atomic Absorption Spectrophotometry" (1969). Honors Theses. 414.