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    Hi all, I've just been going through some questions on mass spec and noticed some differences in the process. In the textbook, it says that it's a magnetic field that deflects the ions, but in the mark scheme it says electric field? Any ideas on what I should put in the future?
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    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/analysis/...owitworks.html

    Electromagnets are used so I guess both XD. Don't take my word for it read the guide d:

    Edit: it says magnetic field in the steps.
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    (Original post by monkeyman0121)
    http://www.chemguide.co.uk/analysis/...owitworks.html

    Electromagnets are used so I guess both XD. Don't take my word for it read the guide d:

    Edit: it says magnetic field in the steps.
    Fair enough haha. I think I'll stick with magnetic then .
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    An electro magnet is used to create a magnetic field, i would suggest it is and electromagnetic field which is why there are both answers but i would check with a teacher to be sure
 
 
 
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