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Mass Spectrometry, continued

  1. Understand how ions are detected in mass spectrometers. Especially know how electron multipliers work.

    http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Electron_multiplier

    http://www.sge.com/products/electron-multipliers/how-electron-multipliers-work

    http://www.vias.org/simulations/simusoft_emultiplier.html

    http://sales.hamamatsu.com/en/products/electron-tube-division/detectors/electron-multipliers.php

  2. Understand the role of mass analyzers in mass spectrometry. Be able to describe how quadrupole, time-of-flight, double-focusing, and FTICR analyzers work.

    http://www.asms.org/whatisms/p8.html

    http://www.instrumentalchemistry.com/gasphase/pages/iontrap.htm

    http://www.instrumentalchemistry.com/gasphase/pages/tof.htm

    http://www.instrumentalchemistry.com/gasphase/pages/magsecone.htm