Forward geometry

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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.

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
Reference(s):

M. J. Farncombe, R. S. Mason, K. R. Jennings, J. Scrivens. Int J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys. 44, 91 (1982). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0020-7381(82)80041-7 )

Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.


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