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2: Mass Spectrometry

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    Learning Objectives

    This chapter will define construction and use of multiple types of mass spectrometers including GCMS and LCMS systems. Interpretation of the resulting data will be an important focus.

    • describe the design of differing types of mass spectrometers
    • explain how gas chromatography and liquid chromatography are used in tandem with mass spectrometers
    • explain common ionization methods
    • describe the function of common mass analyzers
    • interpret mass spectra


    2: Mass Spectrometry is shared under a CC BY-NC-SA 4.0 license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.

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