ionized atom


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ionized atom

[′ī·ə‚nīzd ′ad·əm]
(chemistry)
An atom with an excess or deficiency of electrons, so that it has a net charge.
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From the research it is evident that the ionizing radiation has a capability to eradicate the electron which is from the atom's orbit of an atom, where it becomes an ionized atom to cause health hazard [8].
The method consists of recording characteristical X-ray radiation emitted by an ionized atom. The emergence of a series of X-rays photons with similar energies is explained as follows.
Beta radiation is produced whenever ionizing radiation converts a neutral atom to an ionized atom by causing the atom to lose an electron.
On the brink of permanently liberating its kidnapped cargo and leaving behind an ionized atom short one electron, the laser's throbbing electric field cleanly reverses direction.
Superconducting accelerators are used to accelerate charged particles (such as electrons, positrons, protons and ionized atoms).
From about 320 kilometers above Earth's surface, EUNIS observed ultraviolet light streaming from highly ionized atoms in the sun's atmosphere.
The ionized atoms are detected by the instrument and displayed as a concentration in ppm or ppb on an LCD.
The ionized atoms fall into three categories: hydrogen, helium, and heavier "iron-like elements." Certain temperatures and pressures are required to ionize each.
Conversely, the synthesis of highly ionized atoms requires but a single step in the liquid metallic hydrogen model [19-23].
Some of the ionized atoms bond with other parts of the DNA molecule, and some bond with other nearby atoms.
X-rays were then emitted when electrons recombined with these ionized atoms.