Theory and characterization of a separator analyzer mass spectrometer

R. E. Reinsfelder, M. Bonner Denton

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A separator analyzer mass spectrometer (SAMS) technique is described. The approach utilizes sequential tandem quadrupole structures. The first quadrupole, operated in the notch filter mode, is used to reject one or more masses of ions. The theory of operation and the performance observed are described.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)241-250
Number of pages10
JournalInternational Journal of Mass Spectrometry and Ion Physics
Issue number2
StatePublished - Feb 1981


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