ISBN : 9780198789048
The renowned Oxford Chemistry Primers series, which provides focused introductions to a range of important topics in chemistry, has been refreshed and updated to suit the needs of today's students, lecturers, and postgraduate researchers. The rigorous, yet accessible, treatment of each subject area is ideal for those wanting a primer in a given topic to prepare them for more advanced study or research. Moreover, cutting-edge examples and applications throughout the texts show the relevance of the chemistry being described to current research and industry.
The learning features provided, including questions at the end of every chapter and online multiple-choice questions, encourage active learning and promote understanding. Furthermore, frequent diagrams, margin notes, further reading, and glossary definitions all help to enhance a student's understanding of these essential areas of chemistry.
This brand new addition to the series provides the most concise, clear, and accessible first introduction to the basic principles of mass spectrometry.
1: Introduction to mass spectrometry
2: Methods of ionization
3: Methods of mass analysis
4: Resolution, accurate mass and sensitivity
5: Tandem mass spectrometry
6: Interpretation of mass spectra
7: Coupled separation techniques and quantification using mass spectrometry
8: Applications and recent technological advances
"A well written and complete overview of the subject." - Karin Heutinck, Saxion University of Applied Sciences, Netherlands
"Excellent support material pitched at an appropriate level to take students through their degree programme and beyond. " - Cate Cropper, University of Liverpool
"Concise and clear - the book is built up systematically going from instrumentation to interpretation to applications. " - Hanno Kossen, Newcastle University
"The descriptions are really amenable to the undergraduate student, and are balanced very well between simplicity with sufficient detail." - Peter Fielden, Lancaster University