laser micro emission spectroscopy (LAMES)
Any technique in which a specimen is bombarded with a finely focused @[email protected] beam (diameter less than \(10\ \unicode[Times]{x3BC}\text{m}\)) in the @[email protected] or @[email protected] range under conditions of vapourization and thermal excitation of electronic states of sample material and in which the photon @[email protected] is observed.
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 250 [Terms] [Book]