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


We have a great new way for you to test drive our new ID CUBE Source.  We send you cards to spot your sample, mail them back and we run them.  Just let me know if you want to try.

As usual, the DART users keep publishing, and a number of these are listed below, including one describing the mechanism of the new ID-CUBE.

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


Brian Musselman
President and CEO
IonSense, Inc.
Get Your Samples Run on the ID CUBE Source with OpenSpot Sample Cards   
  • A low cost, stand alone option for "Open Access" labs.
  • Near instant vaporization and ionization of sample without solvent
  • Reduces effect of thermal degradation
  • NO wait for answers
ID CUBEWe are excited about our new ID CUBE Source, so we are offering to run your samples at no charge.  Simply spot your samples on the cards we send you, return them to IonSense, and we'll run them and send you the data.  Simple as that.  Just click here and tell me you want the cards.

Here are the details: 

  1. 10 Pack of OpenSpot Sampler Cards sent via mail at no charge
  2. You or your chemist friends spot sample onto theOpenSpot screen
  3. You mail or ship the loaded cards back to us at IonSense for analysis
  4. Mass spectra and TIC returned by email in PDF format, if you have a Thermo instrument we can send files to you.

We also have a new publication detailing the concept and operation of the technology

Increasing the rate of sample vaporization in an open air desorption ionization source by using a heated metal screen as a sample holder   Jordan Krechmer, Joseph Tice, Elizabeth Crawford and Brian Musselman,  Rapid Communications in Mass Spectrometry, 25, 2011.

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

The Latest DART Publications

Here are a few recent publications that you may find interesting. 


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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.