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Title: Linear electric field time-of-flight ion mass spectrometer

Abstract

A linear electric field ion mass spectrometer having an evacuated enclosure with means for generating a linear electric field located in the evacuated enclosure and means for injecting a sample material into the linear electric field. A source of pulsed ionizing radiation injects ionizing radiation into the linear electric field to ionize atoms or molecules of the sample material, and timing means determine the time elapsed between ionization of atoms or molecules and arrival of an ion out of the ionized atoms or molecules at a predetermined position.

Inventors:
 [1];  [1]
  1. Los Alamos, NM
Issue Date:
Research Org.:
Los Alamos National Lab. (LANL), Los Alamos, NM (United States)
Sponsoring Org.:
USDOE
OSTI Identifier:
941137
Patent Number(s):
7385188
Application Number:
11/354,353
Assignee:
ALO
Patent Classifications (CPCs):
H - ELECTRICITY H01 - BASIC ELECTRIC ELEMENTS H01J - ELECTRIC DISCHARGE TUBES OR DISCHARGE LAMPS
DOE Contract Number:  
W-7405-ENG-36
Resource Type:
Patent
Country of Publication:
United States
Language:
English
Subject:
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Citation Formats

Funsten, Herbert O, and Feldman, William C. Linear electric field time-of-flight ion mass spectrometer. United States: N. p., 2008. Web.
Funsten, Herbert O, & Feldman, William C. Linear electric field time-of-flight ion mass spectrometer. United States.
Funsten, Herbert O, and Feldman, William C. Tue . "Linear electric field time-of-flight ion mass spectrometer". United States. https://www.osti.gov/servlets/purl/941137.
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Works referenced in this record:

Time‐of‐Flight Mass Spectrometer with Improved Resolution
journal, December 1955


A Mass Spectrometer for Isotope and Gas Analysis
journal, June 1947