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{{DefName|A device that produces a magnetic field perpendicular to a charged particle beam that deflects the beam to an extent that is proportional to the particle momentum per unit charge. For a monoenergetic beam, the deflection is proportional to [[m/z]].}}
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== [[Orange Book]] Entry ==
 
== [[Orange Book]] Entry ==
  
See [[Magnetic Deflection]], and also in 12.3.3.2 Magnetic sector instruments.
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See [[Magnetic Deflection]], and also in [[12.3.3.2_Tandem_Mass_Spectrometers|12.3.3.2]] Magnetic sector instruments.
 
 
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Revision as of 22:57, 13 January 2005

DRAFT DEFINITION
Magnetic sector
A device that produces a magnetic field perpendicular to a charged particle beam that deflects the beam to an extent that is proportional to the particle momentum per unit charge. For a monoenergetic beam, the deflection is proportional to m/z.
Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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Orange Book Entry

See Magnetic Deflection, and also in 12.3.3.2 Magnetic sector instruments.