The establishment of EVISA is funded by the EU through
the Fifth Framework Programme (G7RT- CT- 2002- 05112).
Supporters of EVISA includes:
The production of a molecular species in the gas phase from a condensed phase by the application of a pulse of energy provided by a laser. For a fragile organic molecule to survive intact it is important that the process occurs in as short a time as possible. Lasers are successful as they can be fired in pulses of a few nanoseconds duration.
The term "laser desorption" was found in the following pages: