Structural analysis of synthetic polymer mixtures using ion mobility and tandem mass spectrometry
Hilton, Gillian R., Jackson, Anthony T., Thalassinos, Konstantinos and Scrivens, James H.. (2008) Structural analysis of synthetic polymer mixtures using ion mobility and tandem mass spectrometry. Analytical Chemistry, Vol.80 (No.24). pp. 9720-9725. ISSN 0003-2700Full text not available from this repository.
Official URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.1021/ac801716c
Ion mobility (IM) combined with tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) has been employed to separate and differentiate between polyether oligomers with the same nominal molecular weights. Poly(ethylene glycol)s with the same nominal mass-to-charge ratio (m/z), but with differing structures, were separated using ion mobility. IMMS/MS data were able to aid identification of the backbone and end groups of the four individual polyethers in the two sets of isobaric mixtures. The MS/MS data from the resolved oligomers enabled a detailed structural characterization of the polyether mixtures to be completed in one experiment.
|Item Type:||Journal Article|
|Subjects:||Q Science > QD Chemistry|
|Divisions:||Faculty of Science > Life Sciences (2010- ) > Biological Sciences ( -2010)|
|Library of Congress Subject Headings (LCSH):||Ion mobility spectroscopy, Tandem mass spectrometry, Polymers -- Analysis, Polyethers -- Analysis|
|Journal or Publication Title:||Analytical Chemistry|
|Publisher:||American Chemical Society|
|Official Date:||15 December 2008|
|Number of Pages:||6|
|Page Range:||pp. 9720-9725|
|Access rights to Published version:||Restricted or Subscription Access|
|Funder:||Akzo Nobel (Firm), Intertek|
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