1. Basics of Mass Spectrometry

  1. Chhabil Dass

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118498.ch1

Fundamentals of Contemporary Mass Spectrometry

Fundamentals of Contemporary Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Dass, C. (2007) Basics of Mass Spectrometry, in Fundamentals of Contemporary Mass Spectrometry, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118498.ch1

Author Information

  1. University of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee, USA

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 24 AUG 2006
  2. Published Print: 13 APR 2007

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471682295

Online ISBN: 9780470118498

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Keywords:

  • mass spectrometry (MS) basics;
  • atomic and molecular masses;
  • MS and specificity, sensitivity, real-world sample analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Brief History of Mass Spectrometry

  • Desirable Features of Mass Spectrometry

  • Basic Principles of Mass Spectrometry

  • Anatomy of a Mass Spectrum

  • Atomic and Molecular Masses

  • General Applications

  • Overview

  • Exercises

  • References