Chapter 4

Mass Spectrometry Instrumentation

  • Separating ions by m/z – basic principles
  • Mass analyzers as designed from basic principles
  • Types of mass analyzers and their modes of operation
  • Guiding, collimating, and focusing ions along a path
  • Hybrid instruments
  • Ion mobility-mass spectrometry coupling
  • Detectors for mass-analyzed ions
  • Vacuum generation for mass spectrometry
  • Ability to judge fitness for purpose of commercial instruments