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accelerating voltage


The accelerating voltage is applied to the source of a mass spectrometer to move ions formed in the source into the mass analyzer of the instrument. This accelerating voltage can be a few tens of volts in quadrupole mass spectrometers to several thousand volts in sector instruments or in time-of-flight mass spectrometers.


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