Sector mass spectrometer
From Mass Spectrometry Terms
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|Sector mass spectrometer|
|Mass spectrometer consisting of one or more magnetic sectors for recording a mass spectrum of a monoenergetic beam of ions. Such instruments may also have one or more electric sectors for energy dispersion that can be arranged for velocity-focusing by compensating for dispersion by the magnetic sector if the beam is not truly monoenergetic. Such a combination provides double focusing of ions of the same m/z, i.e., focusing with respect to both direction and speed.|
A. O. Nier. Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Processes 100, 1 (1990). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0168-1176(90)85063-8 )
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