Hybrid spectrometer

Monday, 20 June, 2005 | Supplied by: http://www.shimadzu.com.au/



Shimadzu Scientific Instruments has introduced the LCMS-IT-TOF liquid chromatograph/mass spectrometer, a novel hybrid mass spectrometer for biomarker discovery, metabolite identification and proteomics research.

Coupling atmospheric pressure ionisation with ion-trap and time-of-flight technologies, the instrument delivers high mass accuracy and high mass resolution (10,000 at 1000 m/z) independent of MS mode.

The device has been designed to maximise sensitivity and selectivity by optimising the ion transport to the TOF analyser and redefining the capability of the quadrupole ion trap.

The ion trap is not only used to focus ions before ejection into the TOF but it also supports fragmentation, MSn analysis and a high precursor ion selection (resolution >1000 at 1000 m/z). A high precursor ion selection allows specific ions to be isolated for further fragmentation, simplifying MS/MS data interpretation and enhancing the selectivity of detection, particularly from complex matrices.

A fast polarity switching speed (100 ms to switch between positive and negative ionisation), combined with compressed ion injection, ballistic ion extraction and dual-stage reflectron technology, creates an instrument for biomarker discovery, metabolite identification and proteomics research.

Related Products

BioTek Instruments Cytation 7 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader

The Cytation 7 Cell Imaging Multi-Mode Reader, from BioTek Instruments, combines automated...

Thermo Scientific Talos F200E (S)TEM

Thermo Fisher Scientific has announced the Talos F200E scanning transmission electron microscope...

Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Exploris GC-MS

The Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Exploris GC-MS brings high-resolution analysis into everyday...


  • All content Copyright © 2021 Westwick-Farrow Pty Ltd