The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry

The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry

Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part A: The Development of Mass Spectrometry

1st Edition - December 4, 2015

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  • Editors: Keith Nier, Alfred Yergey, P. Gale
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080913254
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080438481

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Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part A: The Development of Mass Spectrometry of The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry describes and analyzes the development of many aspects of Mass Spectrometry. Beginning with the earliest types of Mass Analyzers, Historical Perspectives explores the development of many different forms of analytical processes and methods. The work follows various instruments and interfaces, to the current state of detectors and computerization. It traces the use of Mass Spectrometry across many different disciplines, including Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Proteomics; Environmental Mass Spectrometry; Forensic Science; Imaging; Medical Monitoring and Diagnosis; Earth and Planetary Sciences; and Nuclear Science. Finally, the book covers the history of manufacturers and societies as well as the professionals who form the Mass Spectrometry community. Also available: Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part B: Notable People in Mass Spectrometry briefly reviews the lives and works of many of the major people who carried out this development.

Key Features

  • Preserves the history and development of Mass Spectrometry for use across scientific fields
  • Written and edited by Mass Spectrometry experts
  • Coordinates with Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part B: Notable People in Mass Spectrometry, a collection of short biographies on many of the major people who carried out this development

Readership

Researchers and professionals in Mass Spectrometry

Table of Contents

  • Chapter 1: Overview
    Chapter 2: The Development of Mass Analyzers
    Chapter 3: Development of Ion Production Methods
    Chapter 4: The Development of Sample Introduction and Instrument Interfaces
    Chapter 5: The Development of Detectors and Computerization
    Chapter 6: Historical Perspectives on Uses of Mass Spectrometry
    Chapter 7: Development of the Community of Practice

Product details

  • No. of pages: 406
  • Language: English
  • Copyright: © Elsevier Science 2015
  • Published: December 4, 2015
  • Imprint: Elsevier Science
  • eBook ISBN: 9780080913254
  • Hardcover ISBN: 9780080438481

About the Series Volume Editors

Keith Nier

Affiliations and Expertise

Historian, Madison, NJ, USA

Alfred Yergey

Alfred Yergey

Affiliations and Expertise

NIH Scientist Emeritus, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, Bethesda, MD, USA

P. Gale

Affiliations and Expertise

Waters Educational Services, Boston, MA, USA

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