August 2018
DART-MS News for August 2018

We will be presenting the latest DART applications at next week's AOAC Annual Meeting and the International Mass Spectrometry Conference so if you are attending, please stop by. If you would like to discuss your applications with our specialists at these meetings, just email us at

We also have a new video on the screening of dietary supplements using thermal profiling DART.
See us at AOAC and IMSC
Please visit us at the International Mass Spectrometry Conference in Florence, Italy August 26-31. We have 2 presentations and will be exhibiting DART in Booth 43.

  • MP-229 Explosives detection with a mobile Thermal Desorption Direct Analysis in Real Time Mass Spectrometry system (TD- DART-MS)
F. Li, B. Laramee, P. Liang, B. Musselman

  • MP-255 Using automated low volume pipetting to enable high throughput DART-MS detection of drugs directly from biological matrices
F. Li, P. Liang, B. Laramee, B. Musselman

In addition there are 12 other DART presentations on fingerprint analysis, flavor and fragrances, food authenticity, plastic analysis, and explosives
We will also be at AOAC Annual Meeting in Toronto August 26-29, and are presenting a poster during the the Authenticity and Food Fraud poster session on Wednesday, August 29

  • DART-MS Characterization of Spice Headspace Using Solid Phase Microextraction Fibers for Collection and Ambient Thermal Desorption Mass Spectrometry for Detection. Presented by Brittany Laramee

and Waters is presenting the latest on the DART-QDa:

  • Real-Time Authentication of Food and Beverages Using DART-QDa LiveID Analysis
Optimizing Supplements Screening with Thermal Profiling
This video shows the DART workflow for screening dietary supplements. Utilizing the QuickStrip tm Cards, the optimum conditions for analysis can be discovered in a few minutes with the automated thermal profile process. Click the image to view the video or just go here
About IonSense

IonSense Inc. , established in 2005, is the leading provider of Open Air/Ambient Ionization sources, systems and integrated solutions for the $4B Mass Spectrometry marketplace. Headquartered in Saugus, MA the company manufactures, sells and markets the DART ® (Direct Analysis in Real Time) ionization source, the first open air ionization product to be patented and sold commercially.

Contact us to see how you can add DART-MS to your lab - email to or one of our International Distributors .