Plasma desorption ionization
|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|
|This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.|
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.