Accelerating potential

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K. K. Murray, R. K. Boyd, M. N. Eberlin, G. J. Langley, L. Li and Y. Naito, Pure Appl. Chem., 2013, 85, 1515-1609, 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06.

Accelerating potential
Electrical potential difference used to impart translational energy to ions.

Note: Accelerating voltage is often used as a synonym, but the terms are equivalent only in the case of a static accelerating potential.

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F. W. McLafferty, F. Turecek. Interpretation of Mass Spectra. University Science Books, Mill Valley, CA (1993).

Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.

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