Forward geometry

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Forward geometry
forward geometry

normal geometry

Double-focusing mass spectrometer configuration in which the ion beam traverses the electric sector before the magnetic sector.

Related Term(s): reverse geometry

M. J. Farncombe, R. S. Mason, K. R. Jennings, J. Scrivens. Int J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys. 44, 91 (1982). ( )

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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