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Title: Plume collimation for laser ablation electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

Abstract

In various embodiments, a device may generally comprise a capillary having a first end and a second end; a laser to emit energy at a sample in the capillary to ablate the sample and generate an ablation plume in the capillary; an electrospray apparatus to generate an electrospray plume to intercept the ablation plume to produce ions; and a mass spectrometer having an ion transfer inlet to capture the ions. The ablation plume may comprise a collimated ablation plume. The device may comprise a flow cytometer. Methods of making and using the same are also described.

Inventors:
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Issue Date:
Research Org.:
The George Washington University, Washington, DC (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
1157080
Patent Number(s):
8,829,426
Application Number:
13/549,988
Assignee:
The George Washington University (Washington, DC)
DOE Contract Number:  
FG02-01ER15129
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Vertes, Akos, and Stolee, Jessica A. Plume collimation for laser ablation electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. United States: N. p., 2014. Web.
Vertes, Akos, & Stolee, Jessica A. Plume collimation for laser ablation electrospray ionization mass spectrometry. United States.
Vertes, Akos, and Stolee, Jessica A. Tue . "Plume collimation for laser ablation electrospray ionization mass spectrometry". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/1157080.
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