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Mass Spectroscopy

Mass Spectroscopy

Author: Dr Wainwright

Understand the principles of a simple mass spectrometer, limited to ionisation, acceleration, deflection and detection

Know that the mass spectrometer gives accurate information about relative isotopic mass and also about the relative abundance of isotopes

How a mass spectrometer works

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Create a page of notes on mass spectroscopy, including at least one diagram, and bring to the lesson.

Mass Spectroscopy Slideshow

Mass spectroscopy for AQA AS

RSC Video

Animation of a mass spectrometer