Monday, April 1, 2024

Two sources appear to leak details on new ASMS hardware! Booking a flight to Anaheim now!


Honestly, I don't think this is anything that will come as a surprise to anyone at all. Particularly if you have taken a look an realized how very very old the Trapped Ion Mobility patent is (2008!

The first came to us out of Australia, by way of 

Full text here! Honestly, my first thought was "why not Ultra" but Flex obviously makes sense, since Thermo doesn't have MALDI capabilities. And since Bruker can't get pasef to work with MALDI, Asstral backend makes an awful lot of sense! 

Just a few minutes later we had this release suggesting the obvious - that Veridian Dynamics -  is involved in this collaboration. 

While we haven't heard much from VD recently, they were the first to jump on the expiration of the Orbitrap patent and begin commercial construction of their own hybrid devices! 

Given word choice on the Veridian release, I think it's safe to say that one of our leading labs is involved in this! 

Guess I do have to work out travel to Anaheim afterall....biggest year for $,$$$,$$$ level mass spec labs ever! 

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