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Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry : Historical Perspectives: The Development of Mass Spectrometry

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Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part A: The Development of Mass Spectrometryof The Encyclopedia of Mass Spectrometry describes and analyzes the development of many aspects of Mass Spectrometry. Beginning with the earliest types of Mass Analyzers,Historical Perspectives explores the development of many different forms of analytical processes and methods. The work follows various instruments and interfaces, to the current state of detectors and computerization. It traces the use of Mass Spectrometry across many different disciplines, including Organic Chemistry, Biochemistry, and Proteomics; Environmental Mass Spectrometry; Forensic Science; Imaging; Medical Monitoring and Diagnosis; Earth and Planetary Sciences; and Nuclear Science.

Finally, the book covers the history of manufacturers and societies as well as the professionals who form the Mass Spectrometry community.

Also available: Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part B: Notable People in Mass Spectrometry briefly reviews the lives and works of many of the major people who carried out this development.

  • Preserves the history and development of Mass Spectrometry for use across scientific fields
  • Written and edited by Mass Spectrometry experts
  • Coordinates with Volume 9: Historical Perspectives, Part B: Notable People in Mass Spectrometry, a collection of short biographies on many of the major people who carried out this development
Number of Pages: 1689
Genre: Science
Sub-Genre: Chemistry / Physical + Theoretical
Format: Hardcover
Publisher: Elsevier Science Ltd
Language: English
Street Date: December 4, 2015
TCIN: 50154841
UPC: 9780080438481
Item Number (DPCI): 248-03-2877

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