AS191: Automated Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS)

Martin Perkins

6th June 2018


Automated Selected Ion Flow Tube Mass Spectrometry (SIFT-MS):

Traditionally, analysis with SIFT-MS has relied on either passive ambient monitoring or manual introduction of large volume gas and headspace samples, for example canister or Tedlar bag sampling.

Whilst this is an effective means of analysis, it is labour intensive and can be logistically problematic.

In this application note, we demonstrate a fully automated SIFT-MS system coupled to GERSTEL’s MultiPurpose Sampler, with a range of initial applications showing the utility of this automated approach.

This development of a truly automated SIFT-MS system has the potential to simplify sampling and increases the applicability of SIFT-MS for a large number of lab based applications.

 

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