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of mass spectra
The process by which each chemical species present in the ion source at a certain partial pressure makes a contribution to the total mass spectrum which is the same as that which it would give if that chemical species alone were present in the ion source at a pressure equal to this certain partial pressure.
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IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the "Gold Book"). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A. Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins. ISBN 0-9678550-9-8.
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