US Patent 7,462,494. Method for laser desorption mass spectrometry using porous polymeric substrates with particle fillers. Inventors: Brinda Lakshmi; Bathsheba Chong Conklin. Assignee: 3M Innovative Properties
Invention pertains to articles and methods for the high-energy desorption/ionization of various compositions. The methods use porous substrates, “optionally in combination with one or more surface coatings and fillers,” to provide enhanced desorption of analytes, according to the abstract.

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