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Peak finding and referencing in MCC/IMS-data

Abstract

Major questions of all investigations of analytes using ion mobility spectrometer (IMS) are peak finding and in case of proper finding the reliable referencing. In case of rather complex mixtures like human breath or water impurities, automatic procedures should be found to support peak finding and referencing. A visualisation software tool will be described bringing the summarised results of peak finding methods and the reference lists used as input to data bases together in a single system. The details of the software developed are described briefly and the procedures behind are referenced.

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The financial support of the European Union, the Bundesministerium für Bildung und Forschung and the Ministerium für Innovation, Wissenschaft, Forschung und Technologie des Landes NRW is thankfully acknowledged.

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Bödeker, B., Vautz, W. & Baumbach, J.I. Peak finding and referencing in MCC/IMS-data. Int. J. Ion Mobil. Spec. 11, 83–87 (2008). https://doi.org/10.1007/s12127-008-0012-7

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Keywords

  • Peak finding
  • Referencing
  • Multi-capillary column