fast atom bombardment ionization

https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.F02327
This term is used to describe @[email protected] of any species by causing interaction of the sample (which may be dissolved in a solvent matrix) and a beam of neutral atoms having high translational energy.
See also:
secondary ionization (in mass spectrometry)
Source:
PAC, 1991, 63, 1541. (Recommendations for nomenclature and symbolism for mass spectroscopy (including an appendix of terms used in vacuum technology). (Recommendations 1991)) on page 1547 [Terms] [Paper]