Autoionization

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DRAFT DEFINITION
Autoionization
This occurs when an internally supra-excited atom or molecular moiety (in the pre-ionization state) loses an electron spontaneously without further interaction with an energy source.
Considered between 2004 and 2006 but not included in the 2006 PAC submission
This is an unofficial draft definition presented for information and comment.

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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.