From Mass Spectrometry Terms
| 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.
|Stream of inert gas, often heated, that is used in an electrospray or other spray ionization source to aid in the evaporation of solvent from the sprayed particles. The flow of the gas is in the direction opposite to that of the spray.
|Related Term(s): drying gas|
|Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.|