ionic beam

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Noun1.ionic beam - a beam of ions moving in the same direction at the same speed
particle beam - a collimated flow of particles (atoms or electrons or molecules)
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Common application methods include physical vapor deposition (PVD), chemical vapor deposition (CVD), thermal spraying, plasma spraying dipping, sol gel, micro-oxidation, packed diffusion, ionic beam surface treatment, and laser assisted techniques.
The recently proposed Ion Beam Shepherd (IBS) concept is employed as the key removal technology where the use of ionic beams provide an efficient and