mass spectrometer


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mass spectrometer

, spectroscope
an analytical instrument in which ions, produced from a sample, are separated by electric or magnetic fields according to their ratios of charge to mass. A record is produced (mass spectrum) of the types of ion present and their relative amounts

mass spectrometer

[′mas spek′träm·əd·ər]
(engineering)
A mass spectroscope in which a slit moves across the paths of particles with various masses, and an electrical detector behind it records the intensity distribution of masses.
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Contract award notice: NaNoHPLC coupled mass spectrometer.
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