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Mass Spectroscopy : Cambridge Monographs on Physics - H. E. Duckworth

Mass Spectroscopy

Cambridge Monographs on Physics

Paperback Published: 10th December 1990
ISBN: 9780521386890
Number Of Pages: 354

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The first edition of Professor Duckworth's Mass Spectroscopy was highly praised. The present volume is a 1990 edition of the 1986 second edition, written by Professor Duckworth and two other scientists, both with extensive experience in the field. The authors describe the principles of mass spectroscopy and the uses to which mass spectrometers are put. Following a brief description of early instruments, the text describes ion optics, sources and detectors, deflection-type instruments, non-magnetic instruments, isotopic abundance and atomic mass determinations. The book also contains descriptions of the applications of the instrument to nuclear physics, organic chemistry, physical inorganic chemistry, solid state physics, geophysics and space physics.

'The whole text is a splendid example of economy and clarity of presentation'. American Scientist ' ... may be heartily commended to the interested as well as the mere browser'. Physics Today 'Students will find it an excellent starting point in the literature of mass spectroscopy'. Review of Scientific Instruments ' ... a concise but comprehensive book ... which should prove valuable to anyone engaged in the study of ions'. Nature

Preface to the first edition
Preface to the second edition
The development of mass spectroscopy
Positive-ion optics
Ion sources for mass spectroscopy
Detection of positive ions
Deflection type instruments
Time-of-flight and radio-frequency (rF) mass spectrometers
Determination of isotopic abundances
Determination of atomic masses
Physical inorganic aspects of mass spectroscopy
Applications of mass spectroscopy to organic chemistry
Applications to solid state physics
Applications of mass spectroscopy to geology and cosmology
Mass spectroscopy in upper atmosphere and space research
References
Index
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ISBN: 9780521386890
ISBN-10: 0521386896
Series: Cambridge Monographs on Physics
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 354
Published: 10th December 1990
Publisher: CAMBRIDGE UNIV PR
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 22.86 x 15.24  x 2.01
Weight (kg): 0.52
Edition Number: 2
Edition Type: Revised