The New 'Series II' High Performance Kore PTR-TOF-MS


  • High sensitivity resulting in low detection limits for analyte species
  • High mass resolution for unambiguous identification of chemical species
  • A rugged, transportable instrument for use in field work

High Mass Resolution

C2H3O+ and C3H7+ both appear at mass 43.
But C2H3O+ has an exact mass of 43.0184 whereas C3H7+ has an exact mass of 43.0546

Mass Range: unlimited in principle
Mass resolution: > 5,000 ( FWHM )
Response time: 50 ~ 100ms
Sensitivity: Benzene > 75 cps/ppbv ; Trichlorobenzene > 75 cps/ppbv
Detection Limit1: Benzene 5 pptv averaged over one minute
Linearity Range: 5 pptv – 50 ppm
Mass Accuracy2: 1mamu ( interpolated ), 2mamu ( extrapolated )
Pulse frequency
Tested to 100kHz
Typically operated at 20 - 30 kHz
Inlet gas flow rate: Up to 300 atmospheric cm3/min ( sccm )
Reaction chamber heating: to 100°C
Inlet Heater: up to 150°C
Power Supply: 220 - 240 volts, 1kW
Dimensions: 61 x 165 x 80 cm ( width, height, depth )
Weight: 250 kg
Data acquisition System: Rack-mounted PC or laptop
Note 1: As defined by the noise 0.5 mass units away ( Ionikon definition )
Note 2: Using a three point calibration up to mass 57, with extrapolation to mass 100