5. MALDI Ionization Mechanisms: An Overview

  1. Richard B. Cole
  1. Richard Knochenmuss

Published Online: 27 NOV 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9780470588901.ch5

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

Knochenmuss, R. (2010) MALDI Ionization Mechanisms: An Overview, 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.ch5

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:

  • excited-state proton transfer;
  • cluster model;
  • pneumatic assistance;
  • secondary lonization;
  • electron transfer

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • The Two-Step Framework and Primary Versus Secondary Mechanisms

  • Primary lonization Mechanisms

  • Secondary lonization Processes

  • Surface Effects

  • Conclusions