Mass calibration

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Mass calibration
Means of determining m/z values of ions from experimentally detected signals using a theoretical or empirical relational equation.
Note: Most commonly this is accomplished using a computer-based data system and a calibration file obtained from a mass spectrum of a compound that produces ions of known m/z values.
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J. H. Beynon, S. Clough. J. Sci. Instrum. 35, 289 (1958). ( )

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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