Electric field strength

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Electric field strength

The magnitude of the force per unit charge at a given point in space.

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


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

Electric field strength

Refers to the electric field strength within the electric sector of a mass spectrometer. See also Orange Book 1.3.3.

IUPAC Orange Book Chapter 12
Index of Orange Book Terms