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Time Of Flight / TOF Mass Spectrometer Tutorial

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This is a instructional tutorial dealing with the fundamentals of Time of Flight (TOF) technology. It begins with a basic explanation of ion creation, separation and detection followed by a more advanced discussion of ion separation, the use of a reflector (RETOF), and second order focusing.

Author: Russell M. Jordan



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Time Of Flight / TOF / Mass Spectrometer Tutorial