|ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION
IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the Orange Book). Definitive Rules, 1979.
|A process whereby an electron is either removed from or added to the atom or molecule producing an ion in its ground state.|
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|GOLD BOOK DEFINITION
IUPAC. Compendium of Chemical Terminology, 2nd ed. (the Gold Book). Compiled by A. D. McNaught and A.Wilkinson. Blackwell Scientific Publications, Oxford (1997).
A process whereby an electron is either removed from or added to an atom or molecule producing an ion in its ground state.
Source: PAC, 1991, 63, 1541 (Recommendations for nomenclature and symbolism for mass spectroscopy (including an appendix of terms used in vacuum technology). (Recommendations 1991)) on page 1547
|IUPAC Gold Book|
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