IonSense, Inc
  June 2011  
What's New with DART? 
The latest developments and news on DART Mass Spectrometry


We just introduced a completely new DART source called the ID CUBE™.  Take a look below for details on this.

We also are now offering a complete DART MS/MS System for $68,000.  We are doing this in collaboration with our friends at McKinley Scientific.

For those that couldn't make it to the ASMS and all its events, we have our latest posters and presentations available as well.

Please have a look and contact me if you have any questions or comments. Thanks.


Brian Musselman
President and CEO
IonSense, Inc.
Introducing the ID CUBE Source with OpenSpot Sample Cards - DART for Open Access is Here  

We're excited to let you know about our new product, the ID CUDE.  It is a simple to use and speeds up the analysis of new compounds being prepared by synthetic and medicinal chemists.  Just place a small amount of sample on the OpenSpot Sample Card, slide the card into the ID CUBE, and analyze.  Ten seconds and you are done.

You can look here to read more and click below to view the video. 

For more details you can view our ASMS poster on the ID CUBE and read the press release.


If you'd like more info on this, just send me a note.

Complete DART MS/MS System Now Offered


Since many of you want to have DART in your labs, we now have an easier way for you to enjoy the benefits. We are now offering a complete DART MS System in cooperation with McKinley Scientific.  We have teamed up with them to provide you with a complete system of a DART SVP Source and a refurbished Thermo LCQ Deca IonTrap mass spectrometer.

This rugged, simple to use DART ion trap system provides MS/MS when you need the additional  information to confirm chemical structures.  And of course, the DART SVP is our flagship product providing all the DART features and control that you will need.

This complete system is offered at the price of $68,000 and includes installation, training, and warranty.

If you would like a quotation or additional information about this offer, please contact me via email or phone (781-231-1739).

The Latest from ASMS


We enjoyed seeing many of you at the recent ASMS meeting in Denver. 
Thank you for stopping by and speaking with us.  We had a packed room for our DART Forum and for those who missed it, you can view the presentations and download the booklet at our 2011 DART Forum page.

We also presented a few posters and you can see them here:

Enabling High Throughput Bioanalysis by Transmission Mode DART: In-line Desorption Ionization of Small Molecules from an Array of Samples

A Novel Method for Rapid Vaporization of Samples for Higher Throughput Direct Analysis in Real Time (DART) Mass Spectrometry

Integration of Automated Methods for Improved Qualitative and Quantitative Analysis in DART-MS

Determination of Ginsenosides in Ginseng Roots and Commercial Products by using In-situ Derivatization Direct Analysis in Real Time

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About IonSense  
IonSense, Inc. provides open-air mass spectrometry solutions to the fields of food safety, forensics, drug development, and chemical analysis. They manufacture and develop direct analysis in real time (DARTŪ) technology licensed from JEOL USA, Inc. and atmospheric solids analysis probe (ASAP™) licensed from M&M Consulting.

DART and ASAP Sources are available for most commercial LC/MS systems.  Look here to see if your system is DART-ready.  And  check here to see if your system is ASAP-ready.