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ionization

ahy uh nuh zay shuhn

  • n  the condition of being dissociated into ions (as by heat or radiation or chemical reaction or electrical discharge)
    the ionization of a gas
  • 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

  • By this means density of ionization and fluctuations therein may be charted.
  • During the present sunspot cycle ionization has increased about 50% in the E and F1 layers, about 200% in the high F2 layer.
  • 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.
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  • Cook in AScribe (press release)
    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...
  • Frank Easterbrook in Chicago Tribune
    They made statements about Q-Rays, ionization and bio-energy thatthey knew to be poppycock,Frank Easterbrook wrote in the opinion.

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