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Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry: Single vs Triple Quadrupole

Selecting the right instrument for your analytical needs is an important decision, especially when it comes to large capital purchases such as mass spectrometers.

A, sometimes baffling, host of options are available, offering varying capacity, sensitivity, selectivity and price tag. Here we take a look at quadrupole mass analyzers and the question of single quad or triple quad?

Download this list to learn about:

- What a quadropole is
- How single quad differs to triple quad
- The pros and cons are of each approach
- Some of the applications of single and triple quad

Meet the Author
Karen Steward PhD
Karen Steward PhD
Senior Science Writer