Laser Ionization Secondary Neutral Mass Spectrometry

  • Tetsuo SakamotoEmail author


Laser SNMS is a mass-selective surface imaging technique based on photo-ionization of sputtered neutrals originated in an ion beam irradiation on a solid sample. Atoms, occasionally molecules, are promoted and ionized through photon absorption.


Photo-ionization Mass imaging Laser Trace analysis Polymer analysis 


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Department of Applied Physics, School of Advanced EngineeringKogakuin UniversityTokyoJapan

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