Name of the Instrument 

Gas Chromatograph – High Resolution Mass Spectrometer (GC-HRMS)

Make and Model of the Instrument 

Thermo Fisher Scientific

Q-Exactive GC Hybrid Quadrupole Orbitrap Mass Spectrometer

Limit of detection 

Can perform qualitative and quantitative analysis. Detection limit 6 fg

Limit of quantification  


Instrument details  

The Thermo Scientific Q Exactive GC hybrid quadrupole Orbitrap mass spectrometer provides an unmatched combination of sensitivity, mass-accuracy and resolving power, helping answer today’s most challenging analytical questions.  

Maximum resolving power of 100,000 (FWHM) at m/z 272.  

Capable of performing qualitative and quantitative analyses.  

Includes chemical ionization (CI) and Electron Ionization (EI) capabilities.  Includes NIST and Wiley mass databases along with Thermo Scientific TraceFinder software for the effective deconvolution and identification of mass of unknown compounds.

Sample requirement and sample preparation 

(Will update soon)

Proposed cost 

(Not decided yet)

Contact person and email 

Dr. Rambabu Dandela (r.dandela@iocb.ictmumbai.edu.in)