Accurate mass determination of organotrifluoroborates

  • Daniel E. Petrillo
  • Rakesh K. Kohli
  • Gary A. Molander
Short Communication


Exact mass measurements were obtained for a variety of potassium- and tetra-n-butylammonium organotrifluoroborates using commercially available organic sulfate salts as internal reference standards. Accuracies were determined within 5 ppm using a sector ESI mass spectrometer operating in the negative ionization mode.


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© American Society for Mass Spectrometry 2007

Authors and Affiliations

  • Daniel E. Petrillo
    • 1
  • Rakesh K. Kohli
    • 1
  • Gary A. Molander
    • 1
  1. 1.Roy and Diana Vagelos Laboratories, Department of ChemistryUniversity of PennsylvaniaPhiladelphiaUSA

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