ionization ionization  /ˌaɪ ə nə ˈzeɪ ʃən/

Definition(s):

  1. (n) the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
  2. (n) the process of ionizing; the formation of ions by separating atoms or molecules or radicals or by adding or subtracting electrons from atoms by strong electric fields in a gas

Synonym(s)

Usage(s):

  1. By this means density of ionization and fluctuations therein may be charted.
  2. During the present sunspot cycle ionization has increased about 50% in the E and F1 layers, about 200% in the high F2 layer.
  3. The ionization chamber, on the other hand, has a response that is proportional to the ionization that the particles produce in passing through the chamber.

News

  1. Air Water Life Offers Complimentary PH Water Testing Kit to Web Visitors

    A specialist in affordable water ionization products, Air Water Life is now offering website visitors the chance to obtain a free PH water testing kit with a value of $20.00. (PRWeb June 14, 2013) Read the full story at http://www.prweb.com/releases/2013/6/prweb10834215.htm
    on June 14, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  2. Medical Radiation Detection/Protection Market Worth $1,231 Million - 2017

    DALLAS, June 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- The  "Medical Radiation Detection, Monitoring & Safety Market   - [Dosimeter, Lead Apron, Geiger Counter, Ionization Chamber, Scintillator, Semiconductor Detector, ...
    on June 12, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

Quotes

  1. "Ambient ionization methods, such as the low-temperature plasma ionization we used, can greatly reduce the time-intensive and sometimes difficult requirements of mass spectrometers," Cooks said. "The experiment can be done in a...
    on Jan 21, 2009 By: Cook Source: AScribe (press release)

  2. "They made statements about Q-Rays, ionization and bio-energy thatthey knew to be poppycock," Frank Easterbrook wrote in the opinion.
    on Jan 4, 2008 By: Frank Easterbrook Source: Chicago Tribune

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