research interests

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    publication list

group members
    j. l. beauchamp
    kate upton
    kevin barraza
    xinxing zhang
    summer researchers

past members
    daniel thomas
    jinshan gao
    chang ho sohn
    evan neidholdt

grant info

Current Projects

Quadrupole Ion Trap Mass Spectrometry
Chiral Preference, Gas Phase Clusters

FIDI-MS: Field Induced Droplet Ionization - Mass Spectrometry
Understanding chemistry at the air-droplet interface

Ion Cyclotron Resonance - Mass Spectrometry
Interesting frontiers in mass spectrometry

FRIPS: Free radical-induced peptide sequencing
An exciting technique for gas phase peptide sequencing using activated azo derivatives 

Ion Mobility Spectrometry
Investigations of Charged Droplet Breakup and Ion Formation in Electrospray Ionization

Past Projects

Chemical Sensors
Using quartz crystal oscillators to discriminate chiral species

The Cosmic Dust Analyzer (Dustbuster)
A New Generation Impact-ionization Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometer for in situ Analysis of Cosmic Dust

Tholin Analysis
Tholins are species synthesized under conditions similar to those that exist on Titan

Beauchamp Research Group
Noyes Laboratory of Chemical Physics and the Beckman Institute
Pasadena, California 91125