Electron ionization mass spectra and metastable-ion studies on some dicyanoquinonediimines
Article first published online: 8 APR 2005
Copyright © 1995 John Wiley & Sons, Ltd.
Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry
Volume 9, Issue 1, pages 71–74, 1995
How to Cite
Martin, N., Seoane, C., Garin, J. and Orduna, J. (1995), Electron ionization mass spectra and metastable-ion studies on some dicyanoquinonediimines. Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 9: 71–74. doi: 10.1002/rcm.1290090116
- Issue published online: 8 APR 2005
- Article first published online: 8 APR 2005
- Manuscript Accepted: 14 NOV 1994
- Manuscript Received: 21 OCT 1994
The 70 eV mass spectra of dicyanoquinonediimine and several derivatives have been studied by accurate mass measurements and metastable-ion analysis. Characteristic fragmentations of quinone structures and cleavages involving cyanide rearrangement are responsible for most of the total ion current.