Modification of wiley-McLaren TOF analyzers for laser desorption

James K. Olthoff, Ihor Lys, Plamen Demirev, Robert J. Cotter

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Conversion of Wiley-McLaren type TOF instruments for laser desorption is described, including laser optics, timing circuitry, postacceleration detection for high mass and data acquisition. Results are shown to illustrate signal averaging capabilties, detection limits and high mass measurements.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Pages (from-to)93-115
Number of pages23
JournalInstrumentation Science & Technology
Issue number1
StatePublished - Jan 1 1987
Externally publishedYes

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • General Chemical Engineering
  • Instrumentation
  • General Environmental Science


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