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Q: Chemistry - GC & GCMS ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Chemistry - GC & GCMS
Category: Science > Chemistry
Asked by: greatone100-ga
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Posted: 01 May 2003 06:30 PDT
Expires: 31 May 2003 06:30 PDT
Question ID: 197924
What is fragmentation in GC & GCMS?
Subject: Re: Chemistry - GC & GCMS
Answered By: dogbite-ga on 01 May 2003 08:03 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hi greatone100-ga,

  This page contains a nice description:

  The key part is:

Fragmentation is when ions in the GC or MS chamber fragment into
neutral species that are unmeasurable. More  fragmentation means less
precision in your measurement or an underestimation of mass in the

  Does that make sense?

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