High mass compounds (up to 12000 u) in coal tars

Alan A. Herod, Rafael Kandiyoti, John E. Parker, C. A F Johnson, Philip John, Gerry P. Smithc, C. Z. Li

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The presence of high mass molecules (up to 12000 u) in coal-derived material where previously the highest mass components detected did not exceed 1 or 2000 u is demonstrated for the first time by the use of laser desorption mass spectrometry.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)767-769
Number of pages3
JournalJournal of the Chemical Society, Chemical Communications
Issue number9
Publication statusPublished - 1993


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