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Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Measurements of Isotopic Ratios: Correction for Time Varying Count Rate

Published

Author(s)

Kevin Coakley, A M. Leifer, David S. Simons

Abstract

In Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry measurement systems, the count rate of isotopes may vary in time as a particle is consumed during the analysis. Since only one isotope at a time is measured, this drift can introduce systematic error into the estimate of the ratio of any two isotopes. We correct the measurements for drift by aligning the time series of isotopic
Citation
The International Journal of Mass Spectrometry
Volume
240

Citation

Coakley, K. , Leifer, A. and Simons, D. (2005), Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry Measurements of Isotopic Ratios: Correction for Time Varying Count Rate, The International Journal of Mass Spectrometry (Accessed March 5, 2024)
Created December 31, 2004, Updated October 12, 2021