Atmospheric MALDI

MALDI, Atmospheric MALDI & LC/MS
Musselman, B., Jonscher, K., "Emerging liquid chromatography-MALDI: Enabling high-throughput capability," American
Genomic/Proteomic Technology 2, pages 22, 24-27 (July/August 2002).

Matrix-Assiste Laser Desorption-Ionization Mass Spectrometry: A Overview
Limbach, P.A., Spectroscopy 13, pages 16, 18, 20, 22, 24-27 (October 1998).

Matrix-Assisted Laser Desorption Ionization Patents
(both low pressure & atmospheric pressure)
For the US patents related to MALDI go to the US Patent Office home page ( and do a search for:


Franzen, J., Koster, C., "Method for the ionization of heavy molecules at atmospheric pressure," US Patent 5,663,561 (September 2, 1997).

Laiko, V.V., Burlingame, A.L. "Atmospheric pressure matrix assisted laser desorption," US Patent 5,965,884 (October 12, 1999).

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