From Mass Spectrometry Terms
|2006 PAC SUBMISSION VERSION|
Process in which ions are ejected from a sample surface as a result of bombardment by a primary beam of atoms or ions.
|Mass spectrometry terms project – included in submission to PAC (April, 2006)
NOT PEER REVIEWED
|Wikipedia link: Secondary ionization|
|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|