Difference between revisions of "Associative ionization"

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An ionization process in which two excited atoms or molecules react to form a single [[positive ion]] and an electron.
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An ionization process in which two atoms or molecules, one or both of which is in an excited state, react to form a single [[positive ion]] and an electron.
 
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This occurs when two excited gaseous atoms or molecular moieties interact and the sum of their energies is sufficient to produce a single additive ionic product.