|IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013|
|Electrical potential difference used to impart translational energy to ions.
Note: Accelerating voltage is often used as a synonym, but the terms are equivalent only in the case of a static accelerating potential.
F. W. McLafferty, F. Turecek. Interpretation of Mass Spectra. University Science Books, Mill Valley, CA (1993).
|From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.|