46. Mass Spectroscopy in Polymer Research

  1. Mike S. Lee
  1. Jale Hacaloglu1 and
  2. Talat Yalcin2

Published Online: 21 MAY 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch46

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

Mass Spectrometry Handbook

How to Cite

Hacaloglu, J. and Yalcin, T. (2012) Mass Spectroscopy in Polymer Research, in Mass Spectrometry Handbook (ed M. S. Lee), John Wiley & Sons, Inc., Hoboken, NJ, USA. doi: 10.1002/9781118180730.ch46

Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

Author Information

  1. 1

    Chemistry Department, Middle East Technical University, Ankara, Turkey

  2. 2

    Chemistry Department, Izmir Institute of Technology, İzmir, Turkey

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 21 MAY 2012
  2. Published Print: 18 APR 2012

Book Series:

  1. Wiley Series on Pharmaceutical Science and Biotechnology: Practices, Applications and Methods

Book Series Editors:

  1. Mike S. Lee

Series Editor Information

  1. Milestone Development Services, USA

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780470536735

Online ISBN: 9781118180730



  • MS in polymer research, polymer surface interface and TOF-SIMS;
  • MS in polymer research, and soft ionization techniques;
  • polymeric parent materials, and pyrolytic fingerprints;
  • LDI-MS, for matrix, cationization salt effect elimination;
  • ESSI and DESI as variants of ESI, and average molecular weights


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Structural Analysis

  • Absolute Molecular Weights and Molecular Weight Distributionsc

  • Polymer Degradation

  • Polymer Surface and Interface

  • References