Characterization of fullerenes and fullerene derivatives by nanospray
UNSPECIFIED. (2000) Characterization of fullerenes and fullerene derivatives by nanospray. CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS, 330 (3-4). pp. 267-274. ISSN 0009-2614Full text not available from this repository.
Nanospray has been shown to be a viable ionization method for analysis of fullerenes and fullerene derivatives by mass spectrometry. The sample quantities required have been comparable to those used for matrix-assisted laser desorption/ionization, which is currently considered to be amongst the most sensitive techniques. No modification of the fullerene sample solution was required. Neither protonation nor deprotonation were ever observed during nanospray of fullerenes, leading to the conclusion that an alternative to the traditionally accepted ionization mechanism is required. The spectra were free of fragmentation, allowing the molecular ion to be identified beyond doubt. (C) 2000 Elsevier Science B.V. All rights reserved.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry
Q Science > QC Physics
|Journal or Publication Title:||CHEMICAL PHYSICS LETTERS|
|Publisher:||ELSEVIER SCIENCE BV|
|Official Date:||10 November 2000|
|Number of Pages:||8|
|Page Range:||pp. 267-274|
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