Ion source

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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.

Ion source
Region in a mass spectrometer where gas-phase ions are produced.
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Revised from

IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins.

using additional information from

E. de Hoffmann, J. Charette, V. Stroobant, J. Trottier. Mass Spectrometry: Principles and Applications, John Wiley, Chichester (1996).

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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997).

Ion source

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Generally an assembly composed of: (i) an ionization chamber in which a stream of electrons flows from a hot filament across a stream of gas to collector (the potential between filament and collector is usually between 50 and 70 ); (ii) a device for the acceleration of these ions.

PAC, 1990, 62, 2167 (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2200

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