rearrangement ion

in mass spectrometry
An electrically charged species, involving a molecular or parent ion, in which atoms or groups of atoms have transferred from one portion of a molecule or molecular @[email protected] to another during the @[email protected] @[email protected] processes.
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 205 [Terms] [Book]
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 1550 [Terms] [Paper]