Atmospheric pressure ionization

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IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013

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.

Atmospheric pressure ionization API
Ionization process in which ions are formed from atoms or molecules at atmospheric pressure.
Note: Atmospheric pressure ionization is not a synonym for atmospheric pressure chemical ionization.
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Revised from

IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins.

using additional information from

D. I. Carroll, I. Dzidic, R. N. Stillwell, K. D. Haegele, E. C. Horning. Anal. Chem. 47, 2369 (1975). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac60364a031 )

E. Rosenberg. J. Chromatogr., A 1000, 841 (2003).

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


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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997).

Atmospheric pressure ionization
An ambiguous term; in essence, it is used to describe chemical ionization at atmospheric pressure. It is recommended that use of the term be discontinued.
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