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9040906 Droplet manipulation using gas-phase standing-wave ultrasound fields in MS sources  
An ion source for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising an ionization device which emits a stream of droplets and one or more ultrasonic transmitters which create one or more acoustic...
9040904 Analysis method, adhesive tape, and pen  
There is provided an analysis method including the steps of forming a layer including a calibration reagent, that can generate ions by using a DART ion source apparatus, in a predetermined area of...
9040907 Method and apparatus for tuning an electrostatic ion trap  
An apparatus includes an electrostatic ion trap and electronics configured to measure parameters of the ion trap and configured to adjust ion trap settings based on the measured parameters. A...
9040902 Atmospheric pressure ionization mass spectrometer  
In an atmospheric pressure ionization source using an ESI or the like having a desolvation pipe with one end opening serving as an ion-drawing port, a drying-gas supplying port for supplying a...
9040903 Precursor selection using an artificial intelligence algorithm increases proteomic sample coverage and reproducibility  
Described herein are mass spectrometry systems and methods which utilize a dynamic a new data acquisition/instrument control methodology. These systems and methods employ novel artificial...
9035244 Automatic gain control with defocusing lens  
A method and apparatus for performing mass spectrometry using an electron source, an ion trap, and a voltage-controlled lens located between the electron source and the ion trap. A controller...
9035242 Instrument for sizing nanoparticles and a component therefor  
An improved nanoparticle sizing apparatus comprised of a unipolar charger operatively coupled to a radial differential mobility analyzer in combination with a condensation particle counter and...
9035239 Mass spectrometry analysis of microorganisms in samples  
The invention generally relates to systems and methods for mass spectrometry analysis of microorganisms in samples.
9024255 Intelligently controlled spectrometer methods and apparatus  
The present invention relates to improving the ability of a hyphenated instrument to analyze a sample benefiting from having the first instrument's analysis of the same sample. A fast switching...
9020764 Method and device for the detection and identification of gases in airplane interior spaces  
The concept underlying the invention is the development of a generic method for the detection and identification of gases in airplane interior spaces and an associated device, which is small and...
9012840 Mass spectrometer  
A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a first quadrupole rod set mass filter, a collision cell, an ion mobility spectrometer or separator, an ion guide or collision cell arranged downstream...
9012839 Mass spectrometer vacuum interface method and apparatus  
A method of operating a mass spectrometer vacuum interface comprising a skimmer apparatus having a skimmer aperture and downstream ion extraction optics. An expanding plasma is skimmed through the...
9006647 Mass spectrometer  
A collision or fragmentation cell is disclosed comprising a plurality of electrodes wherein a first RF voltage is applied to an upstream group of electrodes and a second different RF voltage is...
9006646 Mass spectrometry apparatus  
There is provided a mass spectrometry apparatus comprising: an ion source arranged in a substantially horizontal orientation and from which a quantity of ions may be sourced, an ion filter device...
9006650 Direct measurements of nanoparticles and virus by virus mass spectrometry  
Apparatus and methods for performing mass spectrometry of a nanoparticle or virus analyte. Apparatus may include a laser desorption plate, a mass analyzer configured to measure mass over the range...
9006649 ***WITHDRAWN PATENT AS PER THE LATEST USPTO WITHDRAWN LIST***
High pressure mass spectrometry systems and methods
 
Mass spectrometers and methods for measuring information about samples using mass spectrometry are disclosed.
9000363 RF power supply for a mass spectrometer  
The present invention provides a radio frequency (RF) power supply in a mass spectrometer. The power supply provides an RF signal to electrodes of a storage device to create a trapping field. The...
9000364 Electrostatic ion trap  
An electrostatic ion trap confines ions of different mass to charge ratios and kinetic energies within an anharmonic potential well. The ion trap is also provided with a small amplitude AC drive...
9000360 System layout for an automated system for sample preparation and analysis  
A sample preparation and analysis system (10). The system (10) includes a housing (16) with a sample preparation station (12) and a sample analysis station (14) positioned within the housing (16)....
8993958 Analyzing target analytes in a sample using mass spectroscopy  
A method for determining an amount of an analyte in a sample by mass spectrometry can include the steps of (i) ionizing an analyte from the sample and a deuterated analog of the analyte, to...
8987661 Mass spectrometer  
A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a quadrupole rod set ion trap wherein a potential field is created at the exit of the ion trap which decreases with increasing radius in one radial...
8987663 Ion inlet for a mass spectrometer  
An ion inlet for a mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a housing having a sampling orifice and an atmospheric pressure orifice. One or more gas outlets are provided in the housing. Gas is...
8987662 System and method for performing tandem mass spectrometry analysis  
A system for performing tandem mass spectrometry (MS/MS) analysis of a sample includes a mass spectrometer and a processor. The mass spectrometer is configured to perform a mass spectrometry (MS)...
8987664 Mass spectrometry device  
Vacuum gauges are arranged in intermediate vacuum chamber and analytical chamber 10 in which collision cell is installed, and gas pressure determination unit determines whether or not the gas...
8981289 Ultraviolet diode and atomic mass analysis ionization source collecting device using ultraviolet diode and an MCP  
The present invention relates to an ultraviolet diode and an atomic mass analysis ionization source collecting device using an MCP. In the manufacturing of a portable atomic mass analyzer, an...
8981287 Ion analysis apparatus and method  
The present invention is concerned with an ion analysis apparatus comprising an ion guide having an ion optical axis extending from an ion inlet to an ion outlet, the ion guide being configured to...
8981286 Mass spectrometer incorporating hydrogen-deuterium exchange  
A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a hydrogen-deuterium exchange cell. Isomeric ions having different conformations but substantially similar ion mobilities can be differentiated by...
8981290 Fragmentation methods for mass spectrometry  
Apparatus and methods are provided that enable the interaction of low energy electrons and positrons with sample ions to facilitate electron capture dissociation (EGO) and positron capture...
8975576 Method and apparatus for leak testing containers  
Close containers which are filled with a consumer product are tested on leakiness by means of mass spectrometry (10) in that an impact (AN(P)) by the consumer product (P) upon the surrounding...
8975580 Orthogonal acceleration system for time-of-flight mass spectrometer  
An orthogonal pulse accelerator for a Time-of-Flight mass analyzer includes an electrically-conductive first plate extending in a first plane, and a second plate spaced from the first plate. The...
8975575 Mass spectrometer and mass spectrometric method  
A mass spectrometry using helium as cooling gas is performed to obtain a first mass spectrum (S1), and another mass spectrometry using argon, which is heavier than helium, as cooling gas is...
8975578 Asymmetric field ion mobility in a linear geometry ion trap  
A linear ion trap is disclosed wherein an asymmetric voltage waveform is applied to electrodes forming the ion trap which causes ions to become radially separated according to their differential...
8975577 System and method for grouping precursor and fragment ions using selected ion chromatograms  
LC/MS data generated by an LC/MS system is analyzed to determine groupings of ions associated with originating molecules. Ions are grouped initially according to retention time, for example, using...
8969791 Quantitative analysis method using mass spectrometer  
In an MS unit, both an intensity of an ion having the highest intensity among the ions originating from a compound as the target of quantitative determination and an intensity of an isotopic ion...
8969794 Mass dependent automatic gain control for mass spectrometer  
Systems and methods for automatic gain control in mass spectrometers are disclosed. An exemplary system may include a mass spectrometer, comprising a lens configured to receive a supply of ions,...
8969796 Timing device and method  
The present invention provides a timing device, especially a timing device for use in mass spectrometers, for example TOF mass spectrometers, for processing trigger signal data containing a...
8969797 MS/MS type mass spectrometer  
The length of a delay time d from a suspension period starting point t1 until the application of a pulse voltage is begun is changed according to the length of the suspension period during which...
RE45386 Means for removing unwanted ions from an ion transport system and mass spectrometer  
The present invention relates to inductively coupled plasma mass spectrometry (ICPMS) in which a collision cell is employed to selectively remove unwanted artefact ions from an ion beam by causing...
8963076 Sample transferring apparatus for mass cytometry  
In a mass cytometer or mass spectrometer, a sample of elemental tagged particles is transferred from a dispersion to a gas flow through a carrier aerosol spray for atomization and ionization by...
8963074 Collision cell  
A method of operating a gas-filled collision cell in a mass spectrometer is provided. The collision cell has a longitudinal axis. Ions are caused to enter the collision cell. A trapping field is...
8963082 Miniaturized ion mobility spectrometer  
By utilizing the combination of a unique electronic ion injection control circuit in conjunction with a particularly designed drift cell construction, the instantly disclosed ion mobility...
8963337 Thin wafer support assembly  
A semiconductor wafer assembly formed by bonding a support wafer to a thin wafer using a double-sided bonding release tape. The support wafer provides support for the thin target wafer such that...
8963079 Systems and methods for transfer of ions for analysis  
The invention generally relates to systems and methods for transferring ions for analysis. In certain embodiments, the invention provides a system for analyzing a sample including an ionizing...
8963080 Substrate compositions and methods of use thereof  
The subject matter provided herein relates to substrates for desorbing and ionizing analytes, and kits and methods of use thereof. The substrate provided herein comprises a porous semiconductor, a...
8963078 Ion group irradiation device and secondary ion mass spectrometer  
The present invention provides an ion group irradiation device which includes: an ion source which generates an ion; and an ion group selecting unit which selects an ion group containing a cluster...
8963081 Mass selector, and ion gun, ion irradiation apparatus and mass microscope  
When a time-of-flight mass selector having a chopper using a deflector selects the masses of the ions, an ion beam is deflected. As a result, at least a part of the ion beams diagonally pass...
8957392 Mass spectrometer  
In order to solve a problem in a mass spectrometry that a distribution of an emitted ion and a substance distribution on the measurement object surface are different from each other, which is due...
8952320 Mass spectrometer  
A mass spectrometer is disclosed comprising a quadrupole rod set ion guide or mass filter device (6). A broadband frequency signal (10) having one or more notches (11a, 11b, 11c) is applied to the...
8952325 Co-axial time-of-flight mass spectrometer  
A co-axial time-of-flight mass spectrometer having a longitudinal axis and first and second ion mirrors at opposite ends of the longitudinal axis. Ions enter the spectrometer along an input...
8952321 Analytical instruments, assemblies, and methods  
Person-portable mass analysis instrumentation configured to perform multidimensional mass analysis is provided. Mass analysis instrumentation can include a housing encompassing components of the...