I have two molecules CO and N2 with masses 28.0106u and 28.0134u respectively.(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});

I need to determine the radius of curvature the spectrometer must have if the molecules are to be separated on film by 0.50mm.

I don't even know where to begin to solve this. The only equation relating to it in the book is m=qB'r/v, where r=mv/qB'. But I don't have v or q or B'. Agghhh.

Mco=28.0106u

Mn2=28.0134u

d=0.50mm

r=?

Would someone point me in the right direction? Thank you.

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# Homework Help: Mass Spectrometry

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