mass spectrum


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mass spectrum

n.
A pattern of charged atoms, molecules, or isotopes formed when a mass spectroscope distributes them by mass and records them electronically or photographically as a spectrum.

mass′ spec′trum


n.
a spectrum of charged particles arranged in order of mass or mass-to-charge ratios.
[1915–20]
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Noun1.mass spectrum - a distribution of ions as shown by a mass spectrograph or a mass spectrometermass spectrum - a distribution of ions as shown by a mass spectrograph or a mass spectrometer
spectrum - an ordered array of the components of an emission or wave
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A representative mass spectrum of 4 standard N-glycans all at 10 pmol is shown in supplementary Fig.
A detector records the abundance and mass information for each charged mass and produces a pattern called a mass spectrum. The composition of the sample can be determined based on the mass and relative abundances of ions.
Participants of the interlaboratory comparison reported the mass spectrum of the polystyrene and moments of the distribution calculated from mass spectrometric data.
The mass spectrum of the analyte gives confirmation of its identity.
However, the type of mass spectrum obtained from such an experiment shows very poor mass resolution[1].
Though Galileo is dedicated primarily to planetary objectives, its initial scientific accomplishment gave scientists a detailed mass spectrum of the particles cast out from the sun's corona by the flare.
This almost always changes the compounds fingerprint by shifting some of the lines in the mass spectrum.
(ii) the graviton mass spectrum for three graviton, G, emission processes: (a) gg [right arrow] Gg, (b) qg [right arrow] Gq, and (c) q[bar.q] [right arrow] Gg at 14 TeV at the LHC,
Figures 1 and 2 showed the detailed total ion chromatography (TIC) and mass spectrum of ampicillin and its related substances, respectively.
The theoretical mass spectrum for a given formula is unique and can be calculated to provide an additional metric, called spectral accuracy, to aid in the formula ID.
Analyst QS software (Applied Biosystems) was used for spectrum acquisition and deconvolution of the raw mass spectrum. Igor Pro software (WaveMetrics) was used to plot the spectra.