From Mass Spectrometry Terms
|IUPAC RECOMMENDATIONS 2013|
|Process in which ions are ejected from a sample surface as a result of bombardment by a primary beam of atoms or ions.|
|Related Term(s): secondary ion mass spectrometry (SIMS)|
IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the “Gold Book”). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997). XML on-line corrected version: http://goldbook.iupac.org (2006-) created by M. Nic, J. Jirat, B. Kosata; updates compiled by A. Jenkins.
|This term is included in Definitions of Terms Relating to Mass Spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013); DOI: 10.1351/PAC-REC-06-04-06 © IUPAC 2013.|
|GOLD BOOK DEFINITION|
The process in which ions are ejected from a sample surface (which may be a solid or substrate dissolved in a solvent matrix) as a result of bombardment by a primary beam of atoms or ions.
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 1548
|IUPAC Gold Book|
|See also Definitions of terms relating to mass spectrometry (IUPAC Recommendations 2013)|