Sun, Y.-K. and Weinberg, W. H. (1989) An accurate and simple method of measuring relative mass spectrometric sensitivities. Journal of Vacuum Science and Technology A, 7 (5). pp. 3121-3122. ISSN 0734-2101. http://resolver.caltech.edu/CaltechAUTHORS:20120517-115130658
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We describe an accurate and convenient method of determining the relative mass spectrometric sensitivities of various species by using surface decomposition reactions to generate these species in known stoichiometric ratios in situ in vacuum systems. In particular, we have used the decomposition reactions of formaldehyde and formic acid on Ru(001) to determine the relative mass spectrometric sensitivities of H_2, HD, D_2, and CO.
|Additional Information:||© 1989 American Vacuum Society. Received 28 November 1988; accepted 18 March 1989. This work was supported by the National Science Foundation under Grant No. CHE-8617826.|
|Subject Keywords:||mass spectroscopy; mass spectrometers; sensitivity; measuring methods; formaldehyde; formic acid; decomposition; ruthenium; surface properties; calibration standards; hydrogen; hydrogen deuteride; carbon monoxide|
|Classification Code:||PACS: 07.75.+h|
|Official Citation:||An accurate and simple method of measuring relative mass spectrometric sensitivities Y.-K. Sun and W. H. Weinberg, J. Vac. Sci. Technol. A 7, 3121 (1989), DOI:10.1116/1.576324|
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|Deposited By:||Jason Perez|
|Deposited On:||17 May 2012 20:44|
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