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Proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry

R.S. Blake, P.S. Monks, A.M. Ellis

There are many reasons for quantifying VOCs in air, from investigating pollution to diagnosis of diseases in humans. PTR-MS has many advantages for this, not least in speed and ability to provide an online analysis. It is a relatively young technique, but has a range of applications from botany and medicine through to industrial process monitoring, security screening, environmental analysis and food science.

Article  |  Issue 24/6 (2012)