Mathieu stability diagram
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IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013 |
Mathieu stability diagram |
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Mathieu stability diagram
Graphical representation expressed in terms of dimensionless reduced coordinates that describes the stability or instability of charged particle motion in a transmission quadrupole mass spectrometer or Paul ion trap, based on an appropriate form of the Mathieu differential equation. |
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Reference(s):
P. H. Dawson, N. R. Whetten. Int. J. Mass Spectrom. Ion Phys. 2, 45 (1969). (http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/0020-7381(69)80005-7 ) |
From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013. |