ion-beam mixing

ion-beam mixing

[′ī‚än ¦bēm ‚miks·iŋ]
(engineering)
A process in which bombardment of a solid with a beam of energetic ions causes the intermixing of atoms of two separate phases originally present in the near-surface region.
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Chapters address ion-beam effects in magnetic thin films, optical effects of ion implantation, nanostructured transition- metals nitride layers, and forensic applications of ion-beam mixing & surface spectroscopy of latent fingerprints.