electron attachment


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electron attachment

[i′lek‚trän ə′tach·mənt]
(atomic physics)
The combination of an electron with a neutral atom or molecule to form a negative ion.
(nuclear physics)
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11, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Air Products (NYSE: APD) will highlight advances in its proprietary electron attachment (EA) technology for soldering applications at the IPC APEX Expo in San Diego, Calif.
EDITOR'S NOTE: Air Products will unveil additional information about the company's electron attachment technology at www.
Systems will be based on Reversal Electron Attachment Detection (READ) technology licensed from NASA and CalTech.