Influence of the Ion Source Operating Conditions on the Characteristics of a Prism Mass Spectrometer With Inhomogeneous Magnetic Field

Authors О.S. Kuzema1 , A.D. Pogrebnjak2 , P.O. Kuzema3

1 Sumy National Agrarian University, 160, Kirov Str., 40021, Sumy, Ukraine

2 Sumy State University, 2, Rimsky-Korsakov St., 40007, Sumy, Ukraine

3 Chuiko Institute of Surface Chemistry of NAS Ukraine, 17, General Naumov Str., 03164, Kyiv, Ukraine

Issue Volume 2, Year 2010, Number 1
Dates Received 05.11.2009, in final form - 30.03.2010
Citation О.S. Kuzema, A.D. Pogrebnjak, P.O. Kuzema, J. Nano-Electron. Phys. 2 No1, 38 (2010)
PACS Number(s) 07.75. + h
Keywords Mass analyzer, Ion source, Magnetic field (7) , Electron beam (3) , Resolution.
The influence of magnetic field focusing the electron beam in ion source of mass spectrometer on the analytical characteristics of the instrument has been studied. The range of current of ion source's focusing electromagnet providing the optimal performance of the mass spectrometer has been determined.

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