Chapter 8. Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry: A Complementary Source for Trace Element Speciation Analysis

  1. Steve J. Hill
  1. Helle R. Hansen and
  2. Spiros A. Pergantis

Published Online: 12 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470988794.ch8

Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications

Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications

How to Cite

Hansen, H. R. and Pergantis, S. A. (2006) Electrospray Ionization Mass Spectrometry: A Complementary Source for Trace Element Speciation Analysis, in Inductively Coupled Plasma Spectrometry and its Applications (ed S. J. Hill), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470988794.ch8

Editor Information

  1. School of Earth, Ocean and Environmental Sciences, University of Plymouth, Plymouth, UK

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 12 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 29 NOV 2006

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405135948

Online ISBN: 9780470988794

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Keywords:

  • chemical ionization;
  • organometalloid compounds;
  • electrospray process;
  • biological macromolecules;
  • biomolecule analysis

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Mechanistic aspects of electrospray ionization

  • Mass analysers used with ES

  • Element speciation using ES-MS

  • Conclusions