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Our Trace Calibration Product Range

Precise calibration is essential for most analytical instruments. We offer systems that provide controlled amounts of calibration gas, zero air or even standards from evaporated liquids.

Add-ons, inlet-systems and accessories for your IONICON PTR-MS

Benefit from special inlet and sampling systems, cases and other tools for your instrument.

We service, maintain, upgrade and optimize your instrument

IONICON offers preventive maintenance contracts and provides upgrades to new technologies. Let our experts improve the experience with your IONICON system!

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IONICON ion guide multipole technology
Increased sensitivity and resolution for PTR-TOFMS with the ION GUIDE multipole technology. Included in selected PTR-TOFMS and APi-TOF systems.
IONICON ion funnel technology
Benefit from the ION BOOSTER technology with up to 10x increased sensitivity! Optionally available for selected new PTR-MS systems and as upgrade for many existing instruments.
H3O+ and NO+, O2+ / Kr+, Xe+ as precursor ions.
Quantify more volatile compounds than ever in real-time with IONICON PTR-MS and SRI-MS technology, using the SRI/SRI+ features, and take advantage of single-digit pptv-level detection limits, only available with IONICON real-time trace gas analyzers.

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"We are studying VOCs and their chemistry in the atmosphere. These VOCs from various sources are often present in very low concentrations therefore we need an instrument with a low detection limit. One important part of our research is the biosphere atmosphere interaction. We measure e.g. plants emissions. Plants emit a wide variety of VOCs which demands an analyzer able to cover a broad mass range in a short period of time. The IONICON PTR-TOF 4000 allows for simultaneous measurements of many VOCs with high sensitivity at high temporal resolution."
“The acquisition of a Proton Transfer Reaction Mass Spectrometry (PTR-MS) represents an expansion of the current instrumental facilities of the VOC laboratory. The PTR-MS will provide the laboratory with extended capabilities in terms of long-term reliability and extreme sensitivity, which are necessary for the implementation of VOC-based breath tests within clinical practice.”
"During the past two decades, the continued development of IONICON PTRMS systems has led to a steady advancement of our research capabilities resulting in important scientific discoveries as well as providing a large share of the biosphere-atmosphere VOC exchange measurements we have used as the basis for developing VOC emission models for air quality and climate models. In addition to the outstanding performance of their instruments, the excellent support and collaborative environment at IONICON have been critical to the success of our research program."

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Up to 3x increased sensitivity, a better LoD and 10% higher resolution The IONICON PTR-TOF success story continues also in 2019 and starts with a performance upgrade for our PTR-TOF series. Continuous investments in R&D lead to a series of improvements of our hexapole Ion-Guide technology as well as the implementation of new RF-electronics catering […]

https://blog.ionicon.com/2019/01/new-ptr-tof-6000-x2-2019-edition-more-performance-reliable-results/

APi-TOF Reinvented – IONICON APi-TOF Receives 2018 “TASIA” After CHARON scored an innovation award from the “The Analytical Scientist” in 2017, we couldn’t believe our eyes when the game-changing IONICON APi-TOF was awarded a “TASIA” in 2018. Each year The Analytical Scientist Innovation Awards (TASIAs) showcase those technologies driving the advancement of measurement science. We’re […]

https://blog.ionicon.com/2018/12/ioni-api-tof-wins-2018-innovation-award/

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K. Breiev, K. M. M. Burseg, G. O'Connell, E. Hartungen, S. S. Biel, X. Cahours, S. Colard, T. D. Märk, P. Sulzer: "An online method for the analysis of volatile organic compounds in electronic cigarette aerosol based on proton transfer reaction mass spectrometry", Rapid Commun. Mass Spectrom., 30: 691–697, 2016.
E. Pallozzi, G. Guidolottia, P. Ciccioli, F. Brilli, S. Feil, C. Calfapietra: "Does the novel fast-GC coupled with PTR-TOF-MS allow a significant advancement in detecting VOC emissions from plants?", Agricultural and Forest Meteorology, 216, 2016.
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10. - 13. February 2019
Spectrometry for Security Applications – First International Workshop

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