Quadrupole mass analyzer

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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.

Quadrupole mass analyzer
Related Term(s): transmission quadrupole mass spectrometer
Reference(s):
Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.


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Orange Book

ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the “Orange Book”). Definitive Rules, 1979.

Quadrupole mass analyzer

An arrangement in which ions with a prescribed mass/charge ratio are made to describe a stable path under the influence of a static and a high frequency electric field and are then detected. Ions with different mass/charge ratios are separated from the detected ions because of their unstable paths.

IUPAC Orange Book Chapter 12
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