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Direct, trace level detection of explosives on ambient surfaces by desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

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Abstract

Desorption electrospray ionization (DESI) mass spectrometry is used to detect trace amounts of explosives present on a variety of ambient surfaces in 5-second analysis times without any sample preparation.

Graphical abstract: Direct, trace level detection of explosives on ambient surfaces by desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

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The article was received on 14 Dec 2004, accepted on 26 Jan 2005 and first published on 07 Feb 2005


Article type: Communication
DOI: 10.1039/B418697D
Citation: Chem. Commun., 2005,0, 1950-1952
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    Direct, trace level detection of explosives on ambient surfaces by desorption electrospray ionization mass spectrometry

    Z. Takáts, I. Cotte-Rodriguez, N. Talaty, H. Chen and R. G. Cooks, Chem. Commun., 2005, 0, 1950
    DOI: 10.1039/B418697D

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