Data acquisition

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DRAFT DEFINITION
Data acquisition
The process of transforming representations of (spectrometer) signals from their original form into suitable representations, with or without modifications.
Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment. For current IUPAC recommended mass spectrometry terms, see the Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.


Orange Book

ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the “Orange Book”). Definitive Rules, 1979.

Data acquisition

The process of transforming representations of (spectrometer) signals from their original form into suitable representations, with or without modifications.

IUPAC Orange Book Chapter 12
Index of Orange Book Terms