Application Note ReView: AS236 – Automated SIFT-MS – Static Headspace Analysis
In this edition of Application Note Review we take a look back at AS236, an exploration of automated SIFT-MS and Static Headspace Analysis.
A vital resource for all MS chemists, AS236 discusses the basics of static headspace analysis, as applied to SIFT-MS, and covers all the significant parameters that may affect results.
Automated SIFT-MS is a highly effective way of analysing a wide range of volatile organic compounds – from formaldehyde to sesquiterpenes and siloxanes – that can be found in a variety of different matrices including water, soil, pharmaceuticals and polymers.
AS236 offers the reader a good starting point for the development of static headspace methods using automated SIFT-MS, and the information builds on a significant amount of method development, carried out in the Anatune Applications Laboratory, for best-practice for these types of analyses.
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