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INLET SYSTEM [1 record]

Record 1 2013-01-15


Subject field(s)
  • Analytical Chemistry

Mass spectrometers consist of several components, an inlet system for introducing the sample, an ionization source for creating ions, a variable magnetic and/or electric field for separating ions based upon on their mass to charge ratio, and an ion detector. The inlet system can be as simple as a port through which the sample is injected or inserted into a chamber at high vacuum and heated to achieve vaporization.


  • Chimie analytique

Un spectromètre de masse comporte essentiellement : un système d'introduction de l'échantillon étudié; une source où l'échantillon est ionisé [...]; l'analyseur [...] un collecteur [...]


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