desolvation

in flame spectroscopy
https://doi.org/10.1351/goldbook.D01619
The process of @E02227@ of the solvent from an @A00176@ of fine droplets (the droplets being the result of nebulizing a solution). Desolvation converts the @A00176@ into a dry @A00176@ consisting of a @S06198@ of solid or molten particles of the solute.
Source:
Orange Book, 2nd ed., p. 165 [Terms]