Plasma desorption ionization

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DRAFT DEFINITION
Plasma desorption ionization

This term describes the ionization of material in a solid sample by bombarding it with heavy particles (ions or neutral atoms) formed as a result of the fission of a suitable nuclide adjacent to a target supporting the sample.

Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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Orange Book Entry

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.


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