The following notes are from SIMION courses presented at the American Society of Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) Meetings. These documents, along with the full example files, are also available on the latest SIMION CD.
"Ion Optics Through the Eyes of SIMION 6.0: An ASMS Short Course"--presented by David A. Dahl and Anthony D. Appelhans, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, May 1996
- Course Notes (PDF)
- Corresponding example files are included in SIMION (see below).
"Advanced SIMION Ion Optics: An ASMS Course"--An ASMS 2000 Course by David A. Dahl and Anthony D. Appelhans, Idaho National Engineering and Environmental Laboratory, 2000.
- 1. Introduction
- 2. What's New
- Trajectories and Instances
- 4. Geometry Files Introduction (Lab) [*]
- 5. 2D and 3D Projections (2D-3D Lab) (Einzel Lab) [*]
- 6. Geometry File Tricks
- 7. Complex Example (Notes) [*]
- 8. Creating a Geometry File (Lab) (Lab Notes) (Notes) [*]
- 9. User Program Introduction (Lab) [*]
- 10. Arrays and More (Lab) [*]
- 11. User Programming Tricks
- 12. User Programming Lab
- 12.a. Measured Magnetic Fields (Reference)
- 12.b. Ion Jumping Tricks (Reference)
- 12.c. Non-ideal Grids (Reference)
- 12.d. Monte Carlo (Reference)
- Critical Timing Reference
- Boundary Approach Reference
[*] For the complete notes and data files, see the "courses" subfolder in the SIMION 8.1 or 8.0 program folder. If you have SIMION 7.0, the course notes might not be installed but can be found on the SIMION CD.