|IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013|
|Mass spectrum with peaks recorded in the absence of sample and due either to small air leaks or to the presence of molecules desorbed from the walls of the introduction device, the ion source, or from vacuum pump fluids.|
|Related Term(s): background mass spectrum|
|From Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.|
Gold Book entry
|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).
residual spectrum/background spectrum
Set of peaks recorded in the absence of a sample and due either to small air leaks or to the presence of molecules desorbed from the walls of the introduction device or the source, or from the pump fluid.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167 (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2211
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