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Mass Spectrometry Sampling Under Ambient Conditions with Desorption Electrospray Ionization
A new method of desorption ionization is described and applied to the ionization of various compounds, including peptides and proteins present on metal, polymer, and mineral surfaces. DesorptionExpand
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Ambient mass spectrometry using desorption electrospray ionization (DESI): instrumentation, mechanisms and applications in forensics, chemistry, and biology.
Analytical characteristics of DESI are summarized. Examples of applications to small and large molecules, to in situ analysis, and to high-throughput analyses are presented. Evidence is provided forExpand
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Low-temperature plasma probe for ambient desorption ionization.
A low-temperature plasma (LTP) probe has been developed for ambient desorption ionization. An ac electric field is used to induce a dielectric barrier discharge through use of a specially designedExpand
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Ambient desorption ionization mass spectrometry
Abstract Ambient desorption ionization mass spectrometry (MS) allows for the direct analysis of ordinary objects in the open atmosphere of the laboratory or in their natural environment. AnalyteExpand
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Quadrupole ion trap mass spectrometry
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Electrosonic spray ionization. A gentle technique for generating folded proteins and protein complexes in the gas phase and for studying ion-molecule reactions at atmospheric pressure.
Electrosonic spray ionization (ESSI), a variant on electrospray ionization (ESI), employs a traditional micro ESI source with supersonic nebulizing gas. The high linear velocity of the nebulizing gasExpand
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Ambient Mass Spectrometry
A recent innovation in mass spectrometry is the ability to record mass spectra on ordinary samples, in their native environment, without sample preparation or preseparation by creating ions outsideExpand
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Direct, trace level detection of explosives on ambient surfaces by desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry.
Desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) mass spectrometry is used to detect trace amounts of explosives present on a variety of ambient surfaces in 5-second analysis times without any sampleExpand
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Introduction to Organic Spectroscopy
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Development, characterization, and application of paper spray ionization.
Paper spray is developed as a direct sampling ionization method for mass spectrometric analysis of complex mixtures. Ions of analyte are generated by applying a high voltage to a paper triangleExpand
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