Difference between revisions of "Resolving power (in mass spectrometry)"

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PAC, 1978, 50, 65 ([[Recommendations for symbolism and nomenclature for mass spectroscopy]]) on page 72
 
PAC, 1978, 50, 65 ([[Recommendations for symbolism and nomenclature for mass spectroscopy]]) on page 72
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==Controversy==
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Alternative definitions for resolution and resolving power in mass spectrometry have been proposed [http://mass-spec.lsu.edu/msterms/index.php/Mass_Spec_Desk_Reference][http://goo.gl/4kP05]. It has been suggested that resolution be given by ?m and resolving power by m/?m; however, these definitions are not widely used.
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The majority of the mass spectrometry community uses resolution as defined by IUPAC. The term resolving power is not widely used as a synonym for resolution. In this document, the IUPAC definition of resolution in mass spectrometry remains in place. The definition of resolving power has been adapted from the current IUPAC definition of mass resolving power.
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