Ion evaporation model

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Ion evaporation model
Mechanism for production of gas-phase ions from highly charged fine liquid droplets as in electrospray ionization that involves direct ejection of the ions from the droplet surface.
Note: This mechanism is thought to be dominant for smaller molecules.
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C. R. Mallet, Z. Lu, J. R. Mazzeo. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 18, 49 (2004). ( )

J. V. Iribarne, B. A. Thomson. J. Chem. Phys. 64, 2287 (1976). ( )

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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