Low-energy collision-induced dissociation

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Low-energy collision-induced dissociation
Collision-induced dissociation process wherein the precursor ion has laboratory-frame translational energy lower than a given value, often taken to be 1 keV.

Note: This process can be carried out under single collision conditions but typically requires multiple collisions and the collisional excitation is cumulative.

Related Term(s): high-energy collision-induced dissociation

A. Weisz, A. Mandelbaum, J. Shabanowitz, D. F. Hunt. Org. Mass Spectrom. 19, 238 (1984). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/oms.1210190508 )

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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