WG Mass Spectrometry and Core Facility

MS Core Facility

For several decades, the working group Mass Spectrometry at the University of Leipzig has been working on organic mass spectrometry (MS) with a focus on small organic molecules. In 2014, it has been registered as DFG Core Facility.

2 persons during service consultation on the MS instrument

MS Service

Our main task is to support the research of the working groups of the university by service measurements as MS Core Facility of the Faculty of Chemistry and Mineralogy.

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General informations
View of the MSUL sample rack
Paper stack
Ausfüllen eines Onlineauftragsformulars am Rechner


Our own research interest is mainly the development of methods for the so-called life sciences, mostly using hyphenated techniques, i.e. LC-MS and GC-MS.

Samples in a Headspeace autosampler for GCMS analysis
Vials during sample preparation
Thermal desorption samples on the autosampler
Schematic illustration of ambient ionization


Within the study of analytical chemistry, our working group looks after various teaching tasks.


In our service group following devices are used for your MS-analysis:

View of an ESI spray of a mass spectrometer
View of a part of an ion source of an EI mass spectrometer
View of an ESI skimmer


We are the team of the mass spectrometry service group.

Working group image June 2019

Our Team

Get to know us.

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Contact & Approach

Dr. Claudia Birkemeyer

Head of the service group Mass Spectrometry and Core Facility

Technikum Analytikum
Linnéstraße 3, Room 211
04103 Leipzig

Phone: +49 341 97-36092