|ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION
IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the Orange Book). Definitive Rules, 1979.
An arrangement for a double-focusing mass spectrometer in which a deflection of π/2 radians in a radial electrostatic field analyser is followed by a magnetic deflection of π/3 radians. The electrostatic analyser uses a symmetrical object-image arrangement and the magnetic analyser is used asymmetrically.
|IUPAC 1997 Orange Book Chapter 12|
|Index of Orange Book Terms|