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If the electric field is removed, what happen to the path of the negative ions in mass spectrometer?

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A mass spectrometer basically consists of three components which are an ion source, a mass analyzer and a detector.

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In a mass spectrometer, the substance Is kept in a vacuum chamber and then bombarded with a beam of electrons to turn them into ions. These ions are then passed through the electric field which accelerates them based on the amount of charge the consist of.&n...

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