A system in which the analyte is separated from the sample matrix by the generation of gaseous species as a result of a chemical reaction.
Source: PAC, 1992, 64, 261. (Nomenclature, symbols, units and their usage in spectrochemical analysis - XIII. Terms related to chemical vapour generation (IUPAC Recommendations 1992)) on page 262 [Terms] [Paper]
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