atomic hydrogen welding

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atomic hydrogen welding

[ə′täm·ik ′hī·drə·jən ′weld·iŋ]
(metallurgy)
An arc welding process in which hydrogen gas dissociated by the arc recombines outside the arc to provide intense heat and protection against oxidation for the weld.
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Macdonald, "A unified approach to modelling the charge state of monatomic hydrogen and other defects in crystalline silicon," Journal of Applied Physics, vol.
Acid cleaning, however, carries with it the inherent risk of glass damage when monatomic hydrogen atoms ([H.sup.0]), which are chargeless and very small, permeate the steel from the jacket side.