Quadrupole Mass Filter

A quadrupole mass filter uses an RF quadrupole electric field to filter particles by m/z.

See SIMION Example: quad.

Screenshots of “quad” example


Fig. 47 Adjustable tuning parameters.


Fig. 48 Cut-out 3D view of ion simulation


Fig. 49 2D side view of trajectories.


Fig. 50 Potential energy view of target.


Fig. 51 Potential energy and contour lines of 2D quadrupole rods.

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