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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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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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Plate Express: Direct Mass Analysis from TLC Plates

Provides simple, automated MS analysis in seconds, directly from TLC plates The Plate Express is a device that provides a simple, automated means of obtaining mass spectra directly from TLC plates, creating a technique known as TLC/MS. Combined with Advion’s expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) this becomes TLC/CMS. Using this technique, chemists can quickly and confidently identify products even in complex mixtures without additional sample preparation.

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AVANT HPLC & (U)HPLC Chromatography Systems

Providing simple, high-performance, LC/CMS with the expression CMS Modular, stackable design, with many options provides custom solutions for both HPLC and UHPLC needs. From the simplest manual injection HPLC to a fully automated, streamlined UHPLC system and everything in-between, the Avant series can be configured to fit your analytical requirements and your budget. The AVANT…

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Touch Express Open Port Sampling Interface

For One-Touch Mass Analysis of Solids, Liquids, Surfaces and Fibers with the expression CMS  The Touch ExpressTM Open Port Sampling Interface (OPSI), is designed for simple sampling of surfaces, solids, liquids and sample preparation tips and fibers. The novel ambient sampling technique was developed by Gary Van Berkel and Vilmos Kertesz, of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. …

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Webinar

Webinar featuring Advion Touch ExpressTM Open Port Sampling Interface (OPSI)

The Touch ExpressTM Open Port Sampling Interface (OPSI), is designed for simple sampling of solids, liquids and sample preparation tips and fibers. The novel ambient sampling technique was developed by Gary Van Berkel and Vilmos Kertesz, of Oak Ridge National Laboratory. Paired with the electrospray ion source of the expression Compact Mass Spectrometer, the product…

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Video

Touch ExpressTM Open Port Sampling Interface (OPSI) – How it Works

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. Watched the video and ready to learn more? View More Touch Express Details

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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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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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Product Note

Peak Express™ Software: For the Analytical Chemist

Introducing a new type of mass spectrum, available exclusively in the Advion Peak Express™ software suite: the Delta Spectrum (ΔS). The ΔS is available with the expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) to look beyond chemical noise and automatically detect even the smallest peaks without knowing the m/z in advance. With the Peak Express™ software, you…

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Peak Express™: Software for the Synthetic Organic Chemist

Introducing a new type of mass spectrum, available exclusively in the Advion Peak Express™ software suite: the Delta Spectrum (ΔS). The ΔS is available with the expression compact mass spectrometer (CMS) to look beyond chemical noise and automatically detect even the smallest peaks without knowing the m/z in advance. With the Peak Express™ software featuring ΔS,…

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Advion AVANT HPLC & UHPLC systems, providing simple, high-performance LC/CMS with the expression CMS

Advion’s range of AVANT, high performance, liquid chromatography systems can be used standalone with UV and UV/Vis detector options, or with the expression compact mass spectrometer to provide seamlessly integrated LC/CMS under the full control of Advion’s simple, intuitive Mass Express software suite. Modular, stackable design, with many options, provides custom solutions for both HPLC…

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Video

vAPCI: How it Works

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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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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Video

Plate Express: How it Works

Advion’s Plate Express is ideal for fast, easy TLC/MS analysis. Coupled with the expression compact mass spectrometer, the TLC plate reader allows prep-free sampling and data in less than 30 seconds.

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Product Note

Gas Phase Sample Analysis By Volatile APCI (vAPCI)

Volatile Atmospheric Pressure Chemical Ionization (vAPCI) combined with Advion’s expression® compact mass spectrometer (CMS) is a fast and easy method to analyze the headspace of a sample with no additional sample prep. The vAPCI ion source is a simple, powerful tool for gas phase sample analysis. The technique can quickly and confidently identify compounds in…

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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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Application Note

Analyses of Different Grades of Olive Oil by Volatile Mass Spectrometry

In this application note, we demonstrate the use of the Advion expression CMS with a volatile APCI (vAPCI) ion source to analyze extra-virgin, virgin, and lampante olive oil samples. We show statistical analysis allowing us to categorize and identify olive oil samples by their grade. This technique allows us to test individual olive oil samples and…

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Application Note

Classifying Cheeses by vAPCI Compact Mass Spectrometry

Cheese is one of the world’s most popular food types, with a wide variety available for consumers. The scents and flavors of cheeses, so characteristic to each type of cheese, stem from a complex mixture of chemicals, including free fatty acids. While this mixture is affected by a wide variety of factors we can use…

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Application Note

Chemically Tracking Spoilage of Meat Using Volatile Mass Spectrometry

This application note demonstrates the use of the Advion expression CMS (compact mass spectrometer) coupled with a volatile APCI (vAPCI) ion source to directly detect several key chemicals given off of meat as it spoils at ambient temperature. Evolution of putrescine, cadaverine, and indole were measured  over several days as meat spoiled.

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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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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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Poster

Development of an Interface for the Analysis of Volatiles Using a Portable Mass Spectrometer

P. P. Hurtado1, E., Palmer1, C. Aldcroft2, H. Moore2, A. Baker2. M. Allen2, J. Jones2, M.A. Turner1, J.C. Reynolds1 1Centre for Analytical Science, Department of Chemistry, Loughborough University, Ashby Road, Loughborough, Leicester, LE11 3TU, UK 2Advion UK Ltd The development of new interfaces that enable direct analysis of VOCs represents an attractive and low cost…

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Application Note

Analysis of 4-Aminobiphenyl and 4-Bromoanilin on normal phase TLC using TLC/MS

Co-authored with Merck Millipore in Darmstadt, Germany, this application note provides an example of TLC/CMS (thin-layer chromatography-compact mass spectrometry) for the determination of 4-aminobiphenyl in its reaction mixture.

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Application Note

Analysis of 4-Aminobiphenyl and 4-Bromoanilin on reversed phase TLC using TLC/MS

Co-authored with Merck Millipore in Darmstadt, Germany, this application note demonstrates a TLC/CMS (thin-layer chromatography-compact mass spectrometry) technique for the rapid determination of 4-aminobiphenyl in its reaction mixture.

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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

Sudan Dyes Analysis Using Compact Mass Spectrometry with TLC Interface

Sudan Dyes are synthesized azo-dyes which are widely used to generate color in plastics, leather, fabrics, oil, waxes, etc. They are classified as Group 3 carcinogens by the International Agency for Research on Cancer (IARC) and are banned as food additives worldwide. However, in some countries these dyes are still occasionally used in order to…

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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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University of Loughborough

"Anyone interested in volatiles will find the CMS is an excellent instrument for targeted analysis."

James Reynolds, PhD, Research Scientist

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Poster

Determination of Emerging Nitrogenous Economic Adulterants in Milk Proteins by HPLC/Compact Mass Spectrometry

Economic adulteration of milk involves adulteration with nitrogen-rich compounds to interfere with the widely used Kjeldahl protein assay and inate the total protein content result for economic gains. The economic adulteration issue garnered global attention during the melamine scandal in 2007 which resulted in the sickening and deaths of infants fed with adulterated milk powder.…

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Presentation

Positive Ion APCI LC/MS Analysis of Enlite Herbicides

There must be better ways to do sample preparation for food matrices! And with good sample prep better analyses occur. It is human nature to resist change. Let us embrace new ways of doing things if they can be shown to be better, faster and easier.

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