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Webinar

University of Sheffield Webinar, Hosted by Chemistry World – Mobile Mass Spectrometry: Taking the Laboratory to the Field

In this webinar, Heather Walker from Sheffield University’s plant production and protection team explains how taking a compact mass spectrometer from the lab to the field helped optimise the team’s research. The webinar highlights the advantages of mobile mass spectrometry, and introduces a mobile mass spec vehicle that has been outfitted to optimise time in the…

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Teaching Mass Spectrometry For Chemists

Bringing Mass Spectrometry into the Classroom with a Training Course for the expression CMS The expression Compact Mass Spectrometer is available with a training course to help professors prepare students for careers in industry and academia with real-world knowledge and experience in mass spectrometry. A research-grade mass spec, the expression CMS is also ideal for teaching…

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Food and Ingredients Analysis

Integrated Solutions for Food Authenticity, Characterization and Safety with the expression Compact Mass Spectrometer, AVANT (U)HPLC and SOLATION ICP-MS  Your integrated laboratory solution for comprehensive testing of food, ingredients and natural products. Advion offers a full suite of analytical instrumentation for characterization, screening and purity determination, including: expression CMS – The expression Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS) offers…

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Cannabis Analysis: Potent Solutions for your Budding Lab

Integrated Solutions for Potency and Safety with the expression Compact Mass Spectrometer and SOLATION ICP-MS Outfit your lab with Advion’s line of custom cannabis solutions, including the expression Compact Mass Spectrometer (CMS), the SOLATION ICP-MS, and a customizable (U)HPLC solution. Your Complete Lab Solution: Advion provides integrated laboratory solutions for comprehensive cannabis testing, including potency…

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ASAP Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe

For Direct Mass Analysis of Liquid & Solid Samples with the expression CMS The direct atmospheric solids analysis probe, otherwise known as ASAP, permits chemists fast and reliable sample analysis of liquid and solid samples such as reaction mixtures, food samples, natural products and tablets. Chemists simply dip the closed end of a glass capillary…

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Purdue University

I was so impressed with the user-friendly interface and instrument setup that we installed a 4th expression CMS to be used in the undergraduate organic teaching lab.

Flaherty Lab

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Poster

Rapid Cannabinoid Testing Method for Cannabis Quality Control Using an Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe Coupled with a Compact Mass Spectrometer (ASAP-CMS)

Overview  A simple, sensitive and selective ASAP sample introduction approach to measuring the presence of two isobaric compounds, CBDA and THCA, contained in a complex sample such as hemp or cannabis plants or their corresponding extraction products. Measurements are made of differences in the relative composition of CBDA and THCA fragment ions originating from the…

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Application Note

Fast Identification of Artificial Vanilla Flavor in Vanilla Extract by ASAP® Compact Mass Spectrometry

The expression CMS coupled with the Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) is used to quickly identify the presence of artificial vanilla, as well as confirm the purity of products marketed as such. This technique provides a fast and easy method for purity analysis.

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Publication

A Complete Reaction Monitoring Solution: Compact Mass Spectrometry

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Poster

Analysis of Trace Particulate Explosive Simulants by an Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) on the expression CMS

Overview: Direct sample analysis is possible via an Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) combined with atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI) on a compact mass spectrometer. This technique allows for the rapid investigation (

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Application Note

Fast Screening for Purity and Adulterants in Coconut Oil by ASAP® Compact Mass Spectrometry

The expression CMS coupled with the Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) is used to determine purity and detect adulterants in coconut oil. In this application note, pure coconut oil is tested against a sample of coconut oil adulterated with canola oil for comparative data analysis and a fast and easy method for purity analysis.

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Webinar

Chemistry World Webinar – Mass Spectrometry for Chemists: Direct Analysis of TLC Plates, Solids and Gases

TLC/MS, the atmospheric liquids and solids probe (ASAP), and the volatile APCI source provide direct analysis without sample preparation – even for air-sensitive compounds. With the daily need to analyze a variety of samples, these techniques are indispensable in a busy lab. Learn how a single instrument can be adapted to each of these sample…

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Video

ASAP: How it Works

Advion’s direct atmospheric solids analysis probe, otherwise known as ASAP, permits chemists fast and reliable sample analysis of liquid and solid samples such as reaction mixtures, food samples, natural products and tablets.

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Product Note

Quant Express – Mass Express 4.0 Software with Quantitation

Quant Express, an addition to Advion’s user-friendly Mass Express 4.0 software suite, features quantitation to create a fully integrated software system for expression CMS users.

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Product Note

iASAP – Mass Analysis of Air-Sensitive Samples, Catalysts and Organometallics at the Bench

The Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP™) allows chemists to directly analyze liquid and solid samples by mass spectrometer without the need for sample preparation. The inert ASAP (iASAP) is a modification of this technique, allowing easy sampling of air-sensitive compounds, such as metal catalysts and organometallics, from reactions that are carried out in a glove…

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Product Note

Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe for Direct Mass Analysis of Liquid & Solid Samples

Advion’s direct atmospheric solids analysis probe, otherwise known as ASAP, permits chemists fast and reliable sample analysis of liquid and solid samples such as reaction mixtures, food samples, natural products and tablets. Chemists simply dip the closed end of a glass capillary into the sample of interest (even complex mixtures) or scrape the surface of…

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Application Note

Screening of Dietary Supplements by ASAP® Compact Mass Spectrometry

In this application note, we demonstrate the use of the Advion expressionL CMS with an atmospheric solids analysis probe (ASAP) ion source to analyze two supplements (figure 1) that contain DMBA, a synthetic stimulant that has not been tested on humans. The substance is the chemical cousin to drug DBAA, which is currently banned by…

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Department for Homogeneous Catalysis, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

“Rapid characterization of reaction products combined with the lowest effort of sample preparation”

List Research Group, Max-Planck-Institut für Kohlenforschung

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SYNKOLA Ltd., Bratislava, Slovakia

"We recommend the purchase of the expression CMS to all organic and synthetic chemists groups for its ease of use."

Dr. Roman Fisera, Executive Member

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Application Note

Complete Reaction-Monitoring Solution

Reaction monitoring is a key aspect in a range of chemistry environments from chemical synthesis to drug discovery to understanding natural products and protein synthesis. To understand the optimal time to quench a reaction for maximum yield as well as to monitor a reaction real-time is vital to many medicinal and synthetic organic chemists. The…

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Product Note

CheMS

The CheMS user interface simplifies the mass spectrometry experience and makes it more accessible in chemistry and biochemistry laboratories. This allows the chemist to obtain optimal data without needing to be an expert in mass spectrometry. Available with the Advion expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) is a fast and easy tool that is ideal for…

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University of North Carolina at Pembroke

"Well suited for a variety of undergraduate curricular and research lab applications."

Paul Anthony Flowers, Professor of Chemistry

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Application Note

To Catch the Candy Thief: Who stole my chocolate?

An office colleague has stolen a prized chocolate bar, and Dr. Eikel with the help of his partner, Dr. Henion, use an ASAP enabled expression CMS to determine whodunnit. This application note describes the process, and points the finger at the guilty culprit!

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Brochure

Mass Spec for Teaching Brochure

Developed for chemistry students  to gain industry-relevant mass spectrometry skills, Advion offers a plug and play, compact, single quadrupole mass spectrometer designed specifically with the academic chemistry laboratory in mind. When teaching undergraduates the basics of chemistry, it is important to keep the spark of learning alive. The expression CMS takes learning to a new…

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Application Note

Dyestuff Analysis of Cultural Heritage Objects by Direct Analysis Probe on a Compact Mass Spectrometer

The scientific investigation of cultural heritage objects is the only access to knowledge about long-gone, ancient societies and their cultural, technological as well as their social  stage of development. In addition, the materials used by our ancestors, e.g. their textiles and the organic dyestuff to colorize these materials, allow researchers to draw some conclusions about…

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Webinar

Compact Mass Spectrometry (CMS) for the Detection and Quantification of Chemical Compounds Related to Cannabis

This webinar examines three different workflows surrounding compact mass spectrometry as they apply to cannabis law enforcement, it’s natural product research, and product control.

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expression CMS: Compact. Fast. Easy. & Affordable

With over 20 years of mass spectrometry and chemistry expertise, Advion has produced a family of compact mass spectrometers designed for the chemist. The affordability, small size and ease of use make them ideal for use directly at the chemist’s bench, giving immediate answers and informed decisions instead of waiting. The Advion expression compact mass…

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Application Note

Screening of explosives residues without sample preparation using a direct sample analysis probe on the expression CMS

The ability to effectively screen passengers with minimal personal contact is critical. Ion mobility detectors used at many airports can be inaccurate and provide many false-positives and false-negatives. Advanced Imaging Technology (AIT) screening techniques are very useful for detecting concealed weapons and explosive devices located on passengers and/or in their belongings, however are unable to…

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Application Note

Direct Sample Analysis: Detecting THC/Cannabinoids in Contraband by Compact Mass Spectrometry

This is an expanded application note with more data regarding direct sample analysis of THC in suspected contraband and on skin. Direct sample analysis is possible via an Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) combined with atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI) on a compact mass spectrometer (CMS). This technique allows for the rapid investigation (<30 sec)…

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Application Note

Direct Sample Analysis: Detecting THC/Cannabinoids in Contraband by Compact Mass Spectrometry

Direct sample analysis is possible via an Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) combined with atmospheric pressure chemical ionization (APCI) on a compact mass spectrometer (CMS). This technique allows for the rapid investigation (<30 sec) of material suspected of containing THC/cannabinoids.

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Application Note

Direct Sample Analysis of “Fizzy Drinks”

The expression CMS with the direct analysis probe offers chemists the ability to rapidly analyze solids, liquids and powders without tedious and time consuming sample preparation.

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Video

Direct Analysis of Liquids and Solids

Direct sample analysis of liquids, solids and powders without chromatography is as easy as it sounds, and provides mass spectral information within seconds. The video demonstrates analysis of a reaction mixture.

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Application Note

Analysis of Two Reaction Products by Direct Analysis Probe on a Compact Mass Spectrometer

The expression CMS provides essential compound information quickly and improves the chemist’s workflow. The Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) permits fast analysis of solid and liquid samples and is a simple, low cost alternative to LC/MS methods. This direct analysis probe method has been shown to be useful for the analysis of volatile and semivolatile…

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Application Note

Reaction Monitoring by Direct Analysis Probe on a Compact Mass Spectrometer

The expression CMS provides essential compound information quickly and improves the chemist’s workflow. The Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe (ASAP®) permits fast analysis of solid and liquid samples and is a simple, faster and lower cost alternative to LC/MS methods. This direct analysis probe method has been shown to be useful for the analysis of volatile…

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Product Note

Atmospheric Solids Analysis Probe for Direct Mass Analysis of Liquid & Solid Samples

The expression CMS provides essential information quickly and improves the chemist’s workflow by using a direct analysis probe, otherwise known as ASAP® (Atomospheric Solids Analysis Probe) permits chemists affordable and reliable sample analysis of solid and liquid samples such as reaction mixtures, food samples, natural products and tablets. Chemists simply dip the closed end of…

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Presentation

Utilizing a novel compact mass spectrometer (CMS) for the detection and quantification of chemical compounds related to cannabis

Regardless of the legal status of cannabis and its chemical compounds, both the quality control in legal markets as well as the law enforcement of it’s illegal status require simple, unequivocal and legally defendable analysis methods for the detection and quantification of its major chemical compounds. Whenever a detector of high selectivity and sensitivity is…

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Poster

Ready when and where you need it

The expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) was developed based on decades of chemistry and mass spectrometry experience specifically to meet the needs of chemists.  Many chemists are asked to perform their work in the field, and the CMS was built to be versatile. It is available with a TACOM-compliant Mobile Attenuation Mounting (MAM) system.  This…

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Product Note

Ultimate in Analytical Flexibility. Multi-Mode expression CMS

The expression CMS was developed with the chemist’s objectives and laboratory workflow in mind. Organic, Natural Product and Peptide chemists utilize many techniques to determine the progress, yield and purity of their reactions.

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