Plasma desorption ionization

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Plasma desorption ionization

The ionization of material in a solid sample by bombarding it with ionic or neutral atoms formed as a result of the fission of a suitable nuclide, typically 252Cf. Synonymous with fission fragment ionization

Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
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Orange Book entry

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IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the Orange Book). Definitive Rules, 1979.

Plasma desorption ionization

This term describes the ionization of any species by interacting it with heavy particles (which may be ions or neutral atoms) formed as a result of the fission of a suitable nuclide adjacent to a target supporting the sample.

IUPAC 1997 Orange Book Chapter 12
Index of Orange Book Terms

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