Orthogonal extraction

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Orthogonal extraction
orthogonal extraction

orthogonal acceleration

Pulsed acceleration of ions perpendicular to their original direction of travel into a mass spectrometer, typically time-of-flight.

Note: Ions may be extracted from a directional ion source, drift tube, or m/z separation stage.
Related Term(s):

J. A. Loo, H. R. Udseth, R. D. Smith. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom. 2, 207 (1988). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/rcm.1290021006 )

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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