Orange Book entry
|ORANGE BOOK DEFINITION
IUPAC. Analytical Division. Compendium of Analytical Nomenclature (the Orange Book). Definitive Rules, 1979.
A process by means of which gaseous molecules are ionized when they interact with other internally excited gaseous molecules or molecular moieties. See also associative ionization. Note that this term is not synonymous with chemical ionization.
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