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- Spencer, Sandra
E., et al. Show all 3 Authors
- Analytical chemistry 2015 v.87 no.23 pp. 11887-11892
- aerosols; caffeine; cellulose; gases; ionization; ions; pyrolysis
- ... The design and operation of an inexpensive, miniature low-temperature plasma ion source is detailed. The miniature low-temperature plasma ion source is operated in a “flow-through” configuration, wherein the gaseous or aerosolized analyte, caffeine or pyrolyzed ethyl cellulose, in a carrier gas is used as the plasma gas. In this flow-through configuration, the sensitivity for the caffeine standard ...