single-focusing mass spectrometer

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.S05687
An instrument in which an ion beam with a given value of mass/charge is brought to a focus although the initial directions of the ions diverge.
Sources:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 201 [Terms]
PAC, 1991, 63, 1541. (Recommendations for nomenclature and symbolism for mass spectroscopy (including an appendix of terms used in vacuum technology). (Recommendations 1991)) on page 1546 [Terms] [Paper]