Accession Number : ADD012567

Title :   Method of Mass Spectrometry.

Descriptive Note : Patent,

Corporate Author : DEPARTMENT OF THE NAVY WASHINGTON DC

Personal Author(s) : Hudgens,Jeffrey W

Report Date : 23 Sep 1986

Pagination or Media Count : 3

Abstract : Ions of a particular gas in a mixture of gases are made for mass spectrometry purposes by selectively electronically exciting the target gas and allowing the excited target gas to undergo a charge exchange reaction with a reagent ion.

Descriptors :   *PATENTS, *MASS SPECTROMETRY, *ION EXCHANGE, *CHARGED PARTICLES, EXCHANGE REACTIONS, GAS IONIZATION, IONIZED GASES, EXCITATION, LASER BEAMS, CHEMICAL ANALYSIS

Subject Categories : Test Facilities, Equipment and Methods
      Atomic and Molecular Physics and Spectroscopy

Distribution Statement : APPROVED FOR PUBLIC RELEASE