Kenneth L. Busch

Kenneth L. Busch teaches an introductory short course on mass spectrometry through his company Wyvern Associates in Arlington, VA. His knowledge of mass spectrometry is built upon 20 years of research, and he has produced approximately 140 research publications co-authored with his graduate and undergraduate students. “Mass Spectrometry Forum” first appeared in 1994, and recently passed the “50-column” mark.  

Articles

Acronyms in Mass Spectrometry

May 02, 2005

Back by popular demand, Spectroscopy's resident MS expert, Ken Busch, presents a list of common acronyms used in the field.

Acronyms in Mass Spectrometry (PDF)

April 29, 2004

Spectroscopy columnist and MS expert Ken Busch presents an updated glossary of industry acronyms -- a handy guide for the seasoned analyst as well as those new to the field.

Units in Mass Spectrometry (PDF)

May 02, 2003

This article focuses on units in mass spectrometry, with commentary on history and usage, as well as common debates.

A Glossary for Mass Spectrometry (PDF)

May 15, 2002

A glossary of terms used in mass spectrometry.

Buying Mass Spectrometers (PDF)

May 15, 2002

The author provides advice for those in the market for a new mass spectrometer.