Spectral data display system and method

Spectral data display system and method

  • CN 106,053,345 B
  • Filed: 12/21/2012
  • Issued: 08/13/2021
  • Est. Priority Date: 12/29/2011
  • Status: Active Grant
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1. A method for displaying laser-assisted mass spectrometry data of a sample, the method comprising:

  • scanning a laser beam along a beam trajectory relative to the sample using a laser processing system, wherein the sample is placed in a sample chamber during scanning, and wherein the laser beam breaks up material from the sample along the beam trajectory to produce an aerosol of broken up material inside the sample chamber;

    passing a fluid through the sample chamber to transport the dissociated material to a spectrometer for determining a mass spectral data value for a selected element along the beam trajectory;

    correlating the mass spectral data values with respective locations of the sample along the beam trajectory; and

    displaying, on a display device, in real-time, an image of at least a portion of the sample containing respective locations along the beam trajectory at which the material has been resolved by the laser beam, the image including, at associated locations of the mass spectral data values, an indicator of the mass spectral data values directly displayed on the sample.

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