Paul trap

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Paul trap

[′pȯl ‚trap]
(physics)
A device in which ions and other charged particles can be suspended by radio-frequency electric fields having a quadrupole configuration, for times limited chiefly by collisions with the background gas.
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Contract award notice: Delivery of the quadrupole ion trap and flow mass spectrometer to the latvian institute of organic synthesis.
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