Recent Patents of Interest in Proteomics
US Patent No. 8,288,717. Apparatus and method for parallel flow ion mobility spectrometry combined with mass spectrometry. Inventor: Melvin Park. Assignee: Bruker Daltonics
Covers an instrument including an ion mobility section that uses the action of an RF quadrupolar field, the movement of a carrier gas, and axial DC field to separate ions based on their mobilities prior to their release into a mass analyzer.