Centroid acquisition

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Centroid acquisition
Procedure of recording mass spectra in which an automated computer-based system detects peaks, calculates the centroid based on the average m/z value weighted by the intensity, and assigns m/z values based on a calibration file. Only the centroid m/z value and the peak magnitude are stored.
Related Term(s): profile mode

J. Meija, J. A. Caruso. J. Am. Soc. Mass Spectrom. 15, 654 (2004). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jasms.2003.12.016 )

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

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