The Mass Spectrometer And Molecules

The Ion with the greatest WHAT corresponds to the molecular mass of the sample compound?
Mass
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What does the molecular Ion correspond to?
It corresponds to the parent molecule minus an electron
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What is the most intense peak called?
The base Peak
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Why are there a lot of peaks?
Because Fragments are formed in the ionisation chamber
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The molecular ion breaks down into what?
Fragments
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If the fragment has a positive charge what will happen?
It will be accelerated by the electrical field and detected later in the mass spectrometer
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What does the molecular Ion correspond to?

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It corresponds to the parent molecule minus an electron

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The molecular ion breaks down into what?

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