A fragmentation of a metastable ion that has once been fully accelerated. Usually this term is associated with time-of-flight mass spectrometers equipped with a reflectron, which separates fragment ions generated in the drift tube prior to entering the reflectron.
|Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission|
|This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.|
See additional comments on the Post-source decay discussion page (archive of discussion between 2004 and 2006)