Mass spectrometry

History of mass spectrometry

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2011

Czech Society for Mass Spectrometry 1st conference

Hradec Králové
2009

Installation of the first Ion Mobility

Contipro a.s., Dolní Dobrouč
2008

Installation of the first Orbitrap

Zentiva, Prague
2006

17th International Mass Spectrometry Conference

Prague
2005

Direct Analysis in Real Time ionization.

Robert B. Cody, J. A. Laramee
2004

Installation of the first FTICR

Mikrobiologický ústav, Prague
2004

Electron transfer dissociation.

John E. P. Syka
2004

Desorption electrospray ionization.

Zoltan Takáts, R. Graham Cooks
2000

Informal Meeting on Mass Spectrometry

Prague
2000

Atmospheric pressure photoionization.

Andries P. Bruins, Jack A. Syage
1999

Orbitrap mass spectrometer.

Alexander Makarov
1998

Electron capture dissociation.

Roman A. Zubarev
1997

Installation of the first MALDI-TOF

Mikrobiologický ústav, Prague
1997

Ion funnel fucusing device.

Richard D. Smith
1994

MALDI imaging mass spectrometry.

Bernhard Spengler
1994

Nanoelectrospray ionization.

Matthias Mann, Matthias Wilm
1991

Post source decay fragmentation.

Bernhard Spengler, Raimund Kaufmann
1987

Installation of HP 5970 mass spectrometer

Aroma, Prague
1987

CE/MS.

Richard D. Smith
1987

Installation of ZAB-EQ mass spectrometers

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague
1987

Soft laser desorption of large proteins.

Koichi Tanaka
1987

Installation of Finnigan MAT90 mass spectrometer

Institute of Microbiology, Prague
1985

Matrix-assisted laser desorption ionization.

Franz Hillenkamp, Michael Karas
1985

Installation of the first ion trap

ICT, Prague
1985

1st School of mass spectrometry with 23 attendees

Seč
1984

LC/MS: Particle beam.

Ross C. Willoughby
1984

Electrospray of large molecules.

John B. Fenn
1982

Atmospheric pressure chemical ionization

Jack D. Henion
1982

SFC/MS.

Richard D. Smith
1981

Fast atom bombardment ionization.

Michael Barber
1980

Thermospray ionization.

Marvin L. Vestal
1980

Inductively coupled plasma ionization.

Robert S. Houk
1978

Installation of MCH 1320 and Varian MAT 44S mass spectrometers

Research Institute for Pharmacy & Biochemistry, Prague
1978

Triple-quadrupole mass spectrometer.

Christie G. Enke, Richard Yost
1977

XX. Colloquium Spectroscopicum Internationale conference

Prague
1976

Cf-252 plasma desorption MS.

Ronald D. Macfarlane
1976

LC/MS: Moving belt.

William H. McFadden
1974

Installation of LKB-9000 JEOL JMS-01-SG2 mass spectrometer

VUOS, Pardubice
1974

Fourier Transform Ion Cyclotron Resonance.

Melvin B. Comisarow, Alan G. Marshall
1974

LC/MS: Moving wire.

Raymond P. W. Scott
1973

Purchase of JEOL mass spectrometer JMS-D100

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1973

Mass-analyzed ion kinetic energy spectrometry.

R. Graham Cooks, John H. Beynon
1973

LC/MS: Direct liquid introduction.

Fred W. McLafferty, Michael A. Baldwin
1972

Establishment of the Czech antidoping laboratory

Czech Antidoping Laboratory, Prague
1971

Founding of Mass spectrometry section as a part of Czechoslovak spectroscopy society

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1969

Field desorption ionization.

Hans-Dieter Beckey
1969

Installation of AEI MS-902S mass spectrometer

Institute of Organic Chemistry and Biochemistry, Prague
1969

Construction of EVA II mass spectrometer

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1968

Collision-induced dissociation.

Keith R. Jennings, Fred W. McLafferty
1968

Installation of Varian MAT311 mass spectrometer

Institute of Microbiology, Prague
1968

Installation of MS-902 mass spectrometer

Institute of Macromolecular chemistry, Prague
1968

Electrospray ionization.

Malcolm Dole
1968

Installation of LKB-9000 mass spectrometer

ICT, Prague
1967

The first meeting of the Czech mass spectrometry community

Prague
1966

Ion cyclotron double resonance.

L.R. Anders et al.
1966

Chemical ionization.

Milam S. B. Munson, Frank H. Field
1965

Construction of EVA I mass spectrometer

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1962

Purchase of the first commercial mass spectrometer MCH 1303 (nicknamed Ivan) at Machovka

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1957

GC/MS

Roland S. Gohlke
1957

Establishment of MS laboratory at Machovka street, Prague

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1954

Hydrogen transfer reaction mechanism.

A. J. C. Nicholson
1954

State price for assembly of mass spectrometer awarded

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1953

Quadrupole ion trap mass spectrometer.

Wolfgang Paul
1953

The first mass spectrum od mercury obtained

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1953

Quadrupole mass spectrometer.

Wolfgang Paul
1953

Double-focusing spectrometer (Nier-Johnson).

Alfred O. C. Nier, E. G. Johnson
1950

The first home built mass spectrometer launched

Institute of Physical Chemistry, Prague
1946

Concept of a TOF mass spectrometer.

William E. Stephens
1941

Commercialization of mass spectrometry.

John Hipple (Westinghouse Electric)
1941

Calutron for uranium isotopes.

Ernest O. Lawrence
1936

Double-focusing spectrometer (Bainbridge-Jordan).

K. T. Bainbridge, E. B. Jordan
1934

Double-focusing spectrometer (Mattauch-Herzog).

Josef Mattauch, R. Z. Herzog
1931

Ion cyclotron.

Ernest O. Lawrence
1929

Electron impact ion source for gases.

Walker Bleakney
1923

Kingdon trap.

K.H. Kingdon
1919

Construction of a mass spectrometer.

Francis W. Aston
1918

Electron impact ion source for solids.

Arthur J. Dempster
1918

Construction of a mass spectrometer.

Arthur J. Dempster
1913

Separation of isotopes by their mass.

Joseph J. Thomson
1898

Wien filter for charged particles.

Wilhelm Wien
1897

Charge-to-mass ratio of electron.

Joseph J. Thomson
1886

Observation of canal rays (positively charged).

Eugen Goldstein
1869

Observation of cathode rays (negatively charged).

Johann W. Hittorf
1834

The term ion coined (in liquid phase).

Michael Farady
1600

Comrehensive work on electromagnetism.

William Gilbert

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