2. Modes of Ionization

  1. Chhabil Dass

Published Online: 24 AUG 2006

DOI: 10.1002/9780470118498.ch2

Fundamentals of Contemporary Mass Spectrometry

Fundamentals of Contemporary Mass Spectrometry

How to Cite

Dass, C. (2007) Modes of Ionization, in Fundamentals of Contemporary Mass Spectrometry, John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470118498.ch2

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:

  • ionization modes;
  • photoionization (PI);
  • desorption electrospray ionization and direct analysis in real time

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Why Ionization Is Required

  • General Construction of an Ion Source

  • Electron Ionization

  • Chemical Ionization

  • Photoionization

  • Field Ionization

  • Metastable Atom Bombardment Ionization

  • Field Desorption

  • Plasma Desorption Ionization

  • Secondary-Ion Mass Spectrometry

  • Fast Atom Bombardment

  • Laser Desorption/Ionization

  • Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption/Ionization

  • Thermospray Ionization

  • Atmospheric-Pressure Chemical Ionization

  • Atmospheric-Pressure Photoionization

  • Electrospray Ionization

  • Desorption Electrospray Ionization

  • Overview

  • Exercises

  • Additional Reading

  • References