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Purdue University

Nanotube-Coated Paper Spray Ionization

Caption: A carbon nanotube-coated paper triangle placed on an ionization source charged by a small battery is held in front of a mass spectrometer. Researchers at Purdue University and the Indian Institute of Technology Madras studied the use of carbon nanotubes to advance ambient ionization techniques.

Credit: (Purdue University photo/Courtesy of Thalappil Pradeep)

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