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mass spectrometer

an analytic instrument for identifying a substance by sorting a stream of charged particles (ions) according to their mass. The sorting is usually accomplished by deflecting a stream of charged particles into a semicircular path as it enters a magnetic field and ultimately strikes a photographic plate or a photomultiplier tube sensor.

mass spectrometer

An instrument that determines the exact mass of charged particles or ions by measuring the flight path through a set of magnetic and electric fields. Mass spectrometers specialised for protein and peptide sequencing are used for high-throughput analysis.
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1st Detect Corporation was formed to develop and commercialize miniature mass spectrometer technology first developed under an agreement with NASA for use on the International Space Station.
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A standard laboratory mass spectrometer was equipped with laser and an ion funnel attachments, and the ion funnel end was placed inside a sealed chamber that matched Mars' atmospheric conditions.
Well, one of the things the mass spectrometer detected was that the enclosure material itself was giving off solvents into the water.
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Waters introduced the IdentityE system, which comprises its nanoAQUITY UPLC system and either a Q-ToF Premier or Synapt quadrupole TOF mass spectrometer.
of Indianapolis, has commercialized the DESI source, and Griffin Analytical Technologies LLC, of West Lafayette, Indiana, has commercialized miniature ion trap mass spectrometers.
One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the increase in the revenue generated in the Biopharmaceutical segment which in turn has increased the purchasing capacity of this segment for mass spectrometers.
The Orange County Sanitation District (OCSD), Environmental Laboratory and Ocean Monitoring (ELOM) Division, is seeking a Gas Chromatograph with Single Quadrupole Mass Spectrometer (GC/MS).
The Global Stable Isotope Ratio Mass Spectrometer Industry Report 2014 is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global isotope ratio mass spectrometer industry.
was formed by Astrotech to develop and commercialize miniature mass spectrometer technology first developed under an agreement with NASA for use on the International Space Station.
Peptide Composer is a composition-based sequencing (CBS) software package available to all FT-ICR mass spectrometer users.