Fundamentals of Mass Spectrometry, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1461472334
  • ISBN-13: 9781461472339
  • DDC: 543.65
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 239 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2013 | Published/Released June 2014
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2013

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Most research and all publications in mass spectrometry address either applications or practical questions of procedure. This book, in contrast, discusses   the fundamentals of mass spectrometry. Since these basics (physics, chemistry, kinetics, and thermodynamics) were worked out in the 20th century, they are rarely addressed nowadays and young scientists have no opportunity to learn them. This book reviews a number of useful methods in mass spectrometry and explains not only the details of the methods but the theoretical underpinning.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Half Title Page.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
1: Collision Theory: Basic Explanation for Collisions in Mass Spectrometry.
2: Unimolecular Dissociations in Mass Spectrometry.
3: Fundamental Aspects of the Photoionization of Molecules.
4: Chemical Reactions Induced by Core Electron Excitations.
5: Superexcited States of Molecules.
6: Ion Mobility Spectrometry with Mass Spectrometry.
7: Gas-Phase Ion/Molecule Reactions.
8: Fundamentals of Electrospray.
9: MALDI: A Very Useful UV Light-Induced Process…That Still Remains Quite Obscure.
10: Cluster SIMS.