A Characterisation of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation

Scott, Colin Thomas Joseph (1997) A Characterisation of Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation. PhD thesis, University of Glasgow.

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Abstract

Matrix-assisted Laser Desorption Ionisation (MALDI) is a laser based technique which can produce intact high mass ions from labile molecules initially in the solid state. The technique is now widely used in analytical chemistry and biochemistry but the underlying mechanisms remain poorly understood. The aim of the work undertaken by the author was to carry out a characterisation of MALDI and ultimately develop the technique to the stage where it could be used routinely as an ion source for photofragmentation studies.

Item Type: Thesis (PhD)
Qualification Level: Doctoral
Additional Information: Adviser: Kenneth Ledingham
Keywords: Applied physics, Optics, Molecular physics
Date of Award: 1997
Depositing User: Enlighten Team
Unique ID: glathesis:1997-74466
Copyright: Copyright of this thesis is held by the author.
Date Deposited: 27 Sep 2019 18:14
Last Modified: 27 Sep 2019 18:14
URI: http://theses.gla.ac.uk/id/eprint/74466

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