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Franz Hillenkamp, Michael Karas, Ulrich Giessmann: Process and device for the laser desorption of an analyte molecular ions, especially of biomolecules. Finnigan MAT, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, June 2, 1992: US05118937 (151 worldwide citation)

The invention relates to a process for the laser desorption of analyte molecular ions, especially of biomolecules, from a specimen. The object of the invention is to improve a process of this type in such a way that intact desorption of biomolecules, preferably of large molecular mass, is also possi ...


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Curt Brunnee, Peter Dobberstein, Gunter Kappus: Device for adjusting slit widths in spectrometers. Finnigan MAT, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 16, 1986: US04612440 (39 worldwide citation)

Slit means in spectrometers for the analysis of organic and inorganic substances, in particular in mass spectrometers, have hitherto been controlled for varying the slit widths by connecting them in a suitable manner to a metallic wire, through which an electric current flowed, under the influence o ...


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John S Cottrell, Kuldip K Mock: Method of preparing a sample for analysis. Finnigan MAT, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, November 9, 1993: US05260571 (19 worldwide citation)

A sample for analysis by Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry is prepared by applying a substrate material to a target for the mass spectrometer, dissolving the sample material in a solvent and applying the solution to a substrate material on the target to be absorbed thereby. A matrix material is als ...


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Hillenkamp R Franz, Karas R Michael, Giessmann R Ulrich: Laser desorbtion of analyte bound on a surface. Finnigan Mat, March 27, 1991: GB2236185-A (16 worldwide citation)

A process for making an analyte available in which the analyte molecules are bound in an essentially two-dimensional layer on a surface of a specimen comprises desorption of the analyte molecules from the surface via laser desorption. A specimen for carrying out the said process comprises components ...


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Curt Brunnee, Lothar Delgmann, Gunter Marten: Automatically controllable loading apparatus for mass spectrometers or the like. Finnigan Mat, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, September 20, 1983: US04405860 (15 worldwide citation)

Automatically controllable loading apparatus for a mass spectrometer or like equipment comprises a rotatable disc for holding a plurality of sample carriers for successive movement into a transfer position. A push rod transfers successive sample carriers from the transfer position to a loading posit ...


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Russell H Robins: Probe-based electrospray adapter for thermospray equipped quadrupole based LC/MS systems. Finnigan Mat, Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, August 10, 1993: US05235186 (14 worldwide citation)

A probe adapter for converting a thermospray equipped LC/MS analyzer to an electrospray equipped LC/MS analyzer. The probe adapter includes structure defining an elongated and hollow first chamber opened at one end to atmosphere and closed at the other end by a first partition. Additional structure ...


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John Stanley Cotrell, Kuldip Kaur Mock: Sample holder for mass spectrometer. Finnigan Mat, Flehr Hohbach Test Albritton & Herbert, January 12, 1999: US05859431 (13 worldwide citation)

A sample holder (1) for use in mass spectrometry comprises a plate having a flat (5), which flat includes a first region having a smooth surface surrounding a second region having a rough surface (7). The second region defines the location for loading a sample.


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Curt Brunnee: Device for preparing dissolved substances for mass-spectrometric analysis. Finnigan Mat, Sughrue Mion Zinn Macpeak and Seas, March 15, 1983: US04376391 (13 worldwide citation)

A fraction obtained from a liquid chromatograph column is introduced into a cup-shaped collecting vessel 12 having a centrally apertured funnel-shaped bottom surface 14. A sample holder 13 is removably accommodated in the aperture, and after the evaporation of the fraction solvent the remaining resi ...


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Cottrell John S, Mock Kuldip K: Mass spectrometry samples. Finnigan Mat, March 6, 1991: GB2235528-A (13 worldwide citation)

A sample for analysis by Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry is prepared by dissolving the sample material in a solvent and applying the solution to a matrix material. The matrix material is applied to a target for a mass spectrometer prior to the application of the sample solution thereto.


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Cottrell John S, Mock Kuldip K: Mass spectrometry samples. Finnigan Mat, March 6, 1991: GB2235529-A (13 worldwide citation)

A sample for analysis by Laser Desorption Mass Spectrometry is prepared by applying a substrate material to a target for the mass spectrometer, dissolving the sample material in a solvent and applying the solution to a substrate material on the target to be absorbed thereby. A matrix material is als ...