Countercurrent gas

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Countercurrent gas
A 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 the spray.
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C.M. Whitehouse, R.N. Dreyer, M. Yamashita, J.B. Fenn, Anal. Chem. 57 (1985), 675.

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