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Magnet/electric sector instruments are employed for mass analysis using the principle that charged species can be deflected in magnetic and electric fields. The degree of ion deflection in a magnetic field is proportional to the square root of their m/z ratio and the potential through which they are accelerated prior to mass analysis; this makes the measurement of mass-to-charge ratio very accurate when using this type of mass analyzer.


Topics include: 

  • Magnetic sector mass analyzers - introduction
  • Equations of ion motion
  • Data acquisition modes
  • Electrostatic analyzers
  • Double focusing instruments
  • Ion optics