ionized gas

ionized gas

[′ī·ə‚nīzd ′gas]
(physics)
A gas, some of whose atoms or molecules have undergone ionization.
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Its surgical product uses a gas ionization process that produces a stable, focused beam of ionized gas that provides surgeons with greater precision, minimal invasiveness and an absence of conductive currents through the patient during surgery.
Outflows of warm, ionized gas from galaxies are well known, but the team's observation of large amounts of cold, dense gas being violently removed from the central regions of the galaxy and far into space is a new discovery.
The artist, who has long been fascinated by space, discovered a NASA recording of sounds derived from the plasma wave detector on the Voyager craft as it traveled through waves of electrons in ionized gas.
New, unexpected data indicate that Voyager 1 has been traveling through the plasma, or ionized gas, that originates in the space between the stars.
Aridion is applied using a special pulsed ionized gas (plasma) to attach a nanoscopic polymer layer--one thousand times thinner than a human hair--to the electronic device.
Racing outward at about one-quarter the speed of light, these "bullets" of ionized gas are thought to arise from a region located just outside the black hole's event horizon, the point beyond which nothing can escape.
A plasma is an ionized gas that can conduct electricity.
Eventually, the ionized gas will revert back to its original composition.
The system's unique process uses an environmentally friendly "dry" ionized gas to impart a nanolayer coating of water repellent, stain repellent and wicking (moisture management) characteristics to the treated fabric.
The particles causing it are believed to be initially associated with huge masses of ionized gas encountered by the earth in its journey through space.
Happiness comes down to accepting our kinship with those waves of ionized gas, ever burning and dying in a phosphor-coated night.
As "Plasmatron" implies, a plasma cloud of ionized gas is generated, through which atomized fuel is passed.