Space charge effect
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|IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013|
|Space charge effect|
|Result of mutual repulsion of particles of like charge (ions, electrons, etc.) that can limit the current in a charged-particle beam and can also cause some motion of ions in a beam or packet in addition to that caused by external fields.
J. F. J. Todd, R. M. Waldren, R. E. Mather. Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys. 34, 325 (1980). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0020-7381(80)85047-9 )
|From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.|