Application Note: Advantages of Using Triple Quadrupole over Single Quadrupole Mass Spectrometry to Quantify and Identify the Presence of Pesticides in Water and Soil Samples
22 April 2013

This application notes describes the use of single quadrupole and triple quadrupole Mass Spectrometry coupled to Liquid Chromatography for the analysis of 17 pesticides in drinking water and soil samples. Both detection technologies are compared with respect to selectivity, sensitivity, identification, linear range, accuracy, and reproducibility for quantitative analysis.