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7.3.3 Mass Spectrum of a Single Scan

We can also plot the intensity vs. mass-to-charge ratio for a given scan. This is the mass spectrum. To view the mass spectrum for a single scan, the mouse cursor is placed on the scan of interest, and the right mouse button is double clicked.

Exercise: Display the mass spectrum for the apex scan of each TIC peak in the file EVALDEMO.D. Do the mass spectra associated with each peak suggest that each is a different compound? What other data present in the TIC support your conclusion?

John S. Riley, DSB Scientific Consulting