Lecture 4 - Inlet systems

Thursday, Oct 22. Theory of viscous capillary leaks; duel-inlet sources and changeover valves; continuous-flow (carrier-gas) inlets; open splits and reference gas introduction in continuous flow systems.

Alex’s lecture notes
Halsted and Nier (1950) Gas flow through the mass spectrometer viscous leak.
McKinney et al (1950) Improvements in mass spectrometers for the measurement of small differences in isotope abundance ratios.
Shackleton (1965) The high-precision isotopic analysis of oxygen and carbon in carbon dioxide.
Hayes (1977) High precision stable isotope ratios from microgram samples.

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