scanning method

in mass spectrometry
This term refers to the @ST06775@ of control over operating parameters of a @M03732@ that results in a spectrum of masses, velocities, momenta or energies.
PAC, 1990, 62, 2167. (Glossary of atmospheric chemistry terms (Recommendations 1990)) on page 2212 [Terms] [Paper]
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 1546 [Terms] [Paper]