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Mass spectrometry

  1. Apr 27, 2010 #1
    Which type of mass spectrometry is suitable to analyse the properties of an unknown radiation?
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  3. Apr 27, 2010 #2


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    Huh?! Mass spec measures mass to charge ratio ... generally has little to do with radiation. If you are talking about nuclear radiation, then I could envision some experiments that might help analyze nuclear decay, since that involves mass changes. However, if you are referring to electromagnetic radiation, then I can't really think of a reason why mass spec would be a helpful analysis tool.
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