Determination of Metal Elements in Wine Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS)

Abstract : We developed a method for sensitive elemental analysis of wines using laser-induced breakdown spectroscopy (LIBS). In order to overcome the inefficiency of direct ablation of bulk wine (an organic liquid), a thin layer of wine residue was prepared on a metallic target according to an appropriated heating procedure applied to an amount of liquid wine dropped on the target surface. The obtained ensemble was thus ablated. Such a sample preparation procedure used a very small volume of 2mL of wine and took only 30min without reagent or solvent. The results show the detection of tens of metal and non-metal elements including majors (Na, Mg, K, Ca), minors, and traces (Li, B, Si, P, Ti, Mn, Fe, Cu, Zn, Rb, Sr, Ba, and Pb) in wines purchased from local supermarkets and from different production places in France. Commercially available wines were then spiked with certified standard solutions of Ti and Fe. Three series of laboratory reference samples were thus prepared using three different wines (a red wine and a white wine from a same production region and a red wine from another production region) with concentrations of Ti and Fe in the range of 1-40mg/L. Calibration graphs established with the spiked samples allowed extracting the figures-of-merit parameters of the method for wine analysis such as the coefficient of determination ( R2) and the limits of detection and quantification (LOD and LOQ). The calibration curves built with the three wines were then compared. We studied the residual matrix effect between these wines in the determination of the concentrations of Ti and Fe.
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Jana Bocková, Ye Tian, Hualiang Yin, Nicole Delepine-Gilon, Yanping Chen, et al.. Determination of Metal Elements in Wine Using Laser-Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS). Applied Spectroscopy, Society for Applied Spectroscopy, 2017, 71 (8), ⟨10.1177/0003702817708337⟩. ⟨hal-01569738⟩



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