The Novel Technology of the Thermo Scientific Orbitrap Astral Mass Spectrometer

This year’s Thermo Fisher Scientific suite at the American Society for Mass Spectrometry (ASMS) annual conference was decorated with an array of new mass spectrometers and updated systems. Punctuating the room amidst the brilliance was the centerpiece of the suite. The new Thermo Scientific™ Orbitrap™ Astral™ Mass Spectrometer —a state-of-the-art system offering unprecedented performance and capabilities to drive novel insights into biology and disease.

This article takes a deep dive into this breakthrough technology with an exclusive interview with Daniel Hermanson, PhD, Senior Product Marketing Manager, Chromatography and Mass Spectrometry at Thermo Fisher Scientific. Discussion areas include:

  • How does the Astral analyzer work?
  • Why do you need both an Orbitrap and Astral analyzer?
  • What type of performance benefits does the Orbitrap Astral MS deliver?
  • What new areas of investigation are enabled by this novel technology?

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