Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS); Picea abie; heavy metals;
This work is focused on application of LIBS technique for the study of plant samples. The elemental mapping on cross section throughout the annual terminal twigs of Picea abies was performed using double pulse Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (DP LIBS). 2D maps were created, where distribution of Cu and Ca in the plant tissue was observed. After mineralization of twig parts originated in the vicinity of the implementation of cross section, ICP-MS analysis was used for determination of total content of investigated elements.