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Ultimate Performance in mass resolution, sensitivity and detection limits
The future of performance: from the smallest and most affordable PTR-TOF 1000 to our new flagship PTR-TOF 6000 X2, the IONICON PTR-TOFMS series is leading the field. Benefit from our experience and know how!
PTR-QMS Performance Data
Market-leading online detection limits for VOCs reaching ppqv-level with ULTRA-PURE ion source. The best available detection limits for online trace gas analysis now also with H3O+, NO+ and O2+ as precursor ions.
The Analyzer for your Analytical Instrument
Quadrupole or time-of-flight mass spectrometer Since 1998 IONICON produces and develops PTR-MS instruments. Nowadays nearly all our analytical instruments are based on a TOF-MS. Learn why and decide what type of detector is the best for your analytical objective. Here are some tips which might help you to decide what type of detector is the best for your analytical objective:

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"Our group uses Ionicon PTR-MS and PTR-QiTOF instruments to study the sources, chemistry, and impacts of atmospheric organic compounds across a diverse range of environments. We use these instruments because the combination of sensitivity, mass resolution, and fast time response provides an important toolset for our research."
"At Wageningen UR we see many research applications for the IONICON PTR-QiTOF. It’s easy use, sensitivity, accuracy and on line detection without the need of prior treatments makes it a high potential instrument for all kinds of diagnostic and quality oriented research, going from environmental issues, to food and to health biomarkers."
"We use IONICON PTR-MS and PTR-TOFMS instruments for real-time measurements of a broad array of VOCs in the atmosphere, including ecosystem and aircraft scale flux measurements, direct emissions from plants and microbial cultures, controlled laboratory oxidation studies of VOC reactions and secondary aerosol formation, and field studies of atmospheric chemistry and air pollution. The rapid response and low detection limits made possible by these instruments are critical to our scientific investigations."

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Laborpraxis application award 2018 goes to CHARON for PTR-TOFMS Last week the 26th analytica trade show and conference attracted some 35,800 international visitors to Munich, breaking all previous attendance records. Exactly 50 years after analytica was launched, the anniversary event was again a perfect stage for IONICON to show-case our latest innovations, especially since this […]

https://blog.ionicon.com/2018/04/analytica-2018-with-a-new-visitor-record-and-an-award-for-ionicon/

The award-winning technology for real-time aerosol analysis We just finished the first on-demand webinar on the CHARON PTR-TOFMS technology and are glad to share it with you. Learn more about the method and performance of CHARON PTR-TOFMS which detects the most abundant range of atmospheric organic carbon compared to other analyzers or inlet systems on […]

https://blog.ionicon.com/2018/02/watch-now-charon-ptr-tofms-demand-webinar-part-1/

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G. O’Connell, S. Colard, K. Breiev, P. Sulzer, S. S. Biel, X. Cahours, J. D. Pritchard, K. M.M. Burseg: "An Experimental Method to Determine the Concentration of Nicotine in Exhaled Breath and its Retention Rate Following Use of an Electronic Cigarette", J Environ Anal Chem 2: 161, 2015.
D. Materić, M. Lanza, P. Sulzer, J. Herbig, D. Bruhn, C. Turner, N. Mason, V. Gauci: "Monoterpene separation by coupling proton transfer reaction time-of-flight mass spectrometry with fastGC", Anal Bioanal Chem. 2015.
Resources and downloads
Below you will find past events. Visit our dedicated microsites for downloads or more information about a particular event.
3. - 7. June 2018
Visit us at booth # 1114 and discover ioniTOF!

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IMSC 2018

26. - 31. August 2018
Visit us at booth # 11 and experience the ioniTOF-MS platform!