Chemistry: The Molecular Science (5th Edition)

Published by Cengage Learning
ISBN 10: 1285199049
ISBN 13: 978-1-28519-904-7

Chapter 2 - Chemical Compounds - Questions for Review and Thought - Topical Questions - Page 90a: 14


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In a mass spectrometer, charged atoms pass through it. Although the Physics is fairly complicated, the idea is that by inducing a magnetic field and measuring where each isotope ends up, one can measure the mass of each isotope.
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