Difference between revisions of "Autoionization"

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The formation of an [[ion]] when an atom or molecule in a discrete state with an internal energy greater than the [[ionization threshold]] loses an electron spontaneously without further interaction with an energy source.
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Formation of an ion when an atom or molecule in a discrete state with an internal energy greater than the ionization threshold loses an electron spontaneously without further interaction with an energy source.
 
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Revision as of 02:26, 3 August 2006

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This occurs when an internally supra-excited atom or molecular moiety (in the preionization state) loses an electron spontaneously without further interaction with an energy source.


External Links

Effects of Configuration Interaction on Intensities and Phase Shifts (Article)

A Brief Description of Autoionization