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Mass spectrometry

deprecated: mass spectroscopy

The study of matter through the formation of gas phase ions that are characterized using mass spectrometers by their mass, charge, structure or physico-chemical properties.

References:
  1. Gold Book
  2. Orange Book

Mass spectrometry terms project - included in PAC Revision 5 (March 2009)

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Orange Book

ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the “Orange Book”). Definitive Rules, 1979.

Mass spectrometry

The branch of science that deals with all aspects of Mass Spectroscopes and the results obtained with these instruments.

IUPAC Orange Book Chapter 12
Index of Orange Book Terms


Gold Book

GOLD BOOK DEFINITION

IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997).

Mass spectrometry

http://goldbook.iupac.org/M03746.html

The branch of science dealing with all aspects of mass spectroscopes and the results obtained with these instruments.

Source: PAC, 1991, 63, 1541 (Recommendations for nomenclature and symbolism for mass spectroscopy (including an appendix of terms used in vacuum technology). (Recommendations 1991)) on page 1546 Orange Book, p. 201

IUPAC Gold Book
Index of Gold Book Terms

See also

See additional comments on the Mass spectrometry discussion page (archive of discussion between 2004 and 2006)

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