1. Mass Analysis

  1. Prof. Dr. Christopher Barner-Kowollik3,
  2. Dr. Till Gruendling3,
  3. Dr. Jana Falkenhagen4 and
  4. Dr. Steffen Weidner4
  1. Gene Hart-Smith1 and
  2. Stephen J. Blanksby2

Published Online: 2 JAN 2012

DOI: 10.1002/9783527641826.ch1

Mass Spectrometry in Polymer Chemistry

Mass Spectrometry in Polymer Chemistry

How to Cite

Hart-Smith, G. and Blanksby, S. J. (2011) Mass Analysis, in Mass Spectrometry in Polymer Chemistry (eds C. Barner-Kowollik, T. Gruendling, J. Falkenhagen and S. Weidner), Wiley-VCH Verlag GmbH & Co. KGaA, Weinheim, Germany. doi: 10.1002/9783527641826.ch1

Editor Information

  1. 3

    Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (KIT), Institut für Technische Chemie und Polymerchemie, Macromolecular Chemistry, Engesserstr. 18, 76128 Karlsruhe, Germany

  2. 4

    Bundesanstalt für Materialforschung und -prüfung (BAM), Federal Institute for Materials Research and Testing, Richard-Willstätter-Strasse 11, 12489 Berlin, Germany

Author Information

  1. 1

    School of Biotechnology and Biomolecular Sciences, University of New South Wales, Sydney, NSW 2052, Australia

  2. 2

    School of Chemistry, University of Wollongong, Wollongong, NSW 2522, Australia

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 2 JAN 2012
  2. Published Print: 7 DEC 2011

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9783527329243

Online ISBN: 9783527641826



  • Fourier transform ion cyclotron resonance (FT-ICR);
  • mass spectrometry (MS);
  • mass analyzer;
  • polymerization;
  • orbitrap;
  • time-of-flight (TOF)


This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Measures of Performance

  • Instrumentation

  • Instrumentation in Tandem and Multiple-Stage Mass Spectrometry

  • Conclusions and Outlook

  • References