electrospray ionization

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electrospray ionization

A technique used in mass spectrometry to ionize molecules directly by exposing tiny drops of a solution to a strong electrical field.
See also: ionization
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External accumulation of ions for enhanced electrospray ionization Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance mass spectrometry.
ColdSpray, a sub-ambient temperature ionization electrospray technique pioneered by JEOL, similarly enhances MS for evolving proteomics research.
Electrospray mass spectrometry in the clinical diagnosis of variant hemoglobins.
The objectives of this activity are to improve the specific impulse thrust density and reliability of the existing micro-colloid thruster technology by the application of mass production manufacturing techniques developed for terrestrial electrospray applications e.
Importantly, researchers have been able to apply and refine electrospray ionization (ESI) with a sheathless design for on-line CZE-ESI-MS development.
The scientists believe that they have developed a method, called Paired Ion Electrospray Ionisation (PIESI) that builds on existing mass spectrometry techniques to detect these extremely small metabolites and uses a chemical agent to bind to the minute pieces of steroid or amphetamine and make them more visible to the detector.
The industry's first vacuum-insulated probe (VIP) heated electrospray technology preserves and ionises thermally fragile molecules with outstanding sensitivity;
The high selectivity of electrospray ionization (ESI) improves identification of trace polar compounds found in petroleum systems [12].
He presents several variants of surface techniques with monotype functional groups, such as chemical post-plasma reduction, pulse-pressure plasma polymerization, underwater plasma and glow discharge electrolysis, and deposition of functionalized prepolymers and oligomers by aerosol and electrospray.
Recently, the electrospray (ES) technique has been rapidly developing as a novel rapid prototyping tool due to its wide applications in nanoscience, drug microencapsulation, and printed electronics.
There are two primary ionization techniques, electrospray ionization (EST) and atmospheric-pressure chemical ionization (APCI).
Among them are ambient ionizing mass spectrometry, the analysis of water in confined geometries and at interfaces, in-situ optical studies of solid-oxide fuel cells, electrochemical aspects of electrospray and laser desorption/ionization for mass spectrometry, adaptive microsensor systems, chiral separations, fundamentals of rotationally induced hydrodynamics and applications to high-speed bioassays, microsystems for capturing low-abundance cells, and advances in mass spectrometry for lipidomics.