1. On the Mechanism of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (ESIMS)

  1. Richard B. Cole
  1. Paul Kebarle1 and
  2. Udo H. Verkerk2

Published Online: 27 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470588901.ch1

Electrospray and MALDI Mass Spectrometry: Fundamentals, Instrumentation, Practicalities, and Biological Applications, Second Edition

Electrospray and MALDI Mass Spectrometry: Fundamentals, Instrumentation, Practicalities, and Biological Applications, Second Edition

How to Cite

Kebarle, P. and Verkerk, U. H. (2010) On the Mechanism of Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry (ESIMS), in Electrospray and MALDI Mass Spectrometry: Fundamentals, Instrumentation, Practicalities, and Biological Applications, Second Edition (ed R. B. Cole), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9780470588901.ch1

Author Information

  1. 1

    Department of Chemistry, University of Alberta, Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

  2. 2

    Center for Research in Mass Spectrometry, York University, Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 27 NOV 2012
  2. Published Print: 9 APR 2010

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780471741077

Online ISBN: 9780470588901

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Keywords:

  • electrospray lonization mass spectrometry;
  • gas-phase ions;
  • charged droplets;
  • droplet shrinkage;
  • Coulomb fissions

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Production of Gas-Phase Ions by Electrospray and Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry