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photoionization

(ˌfəʊtəʊˌaɪənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

photoionisation

n
(General Physics) physics the ejection of electrons from an atom, ion or molecule caused by the absorption of photons

pho•to•i•o•ni•za•tion

(ˌfoʊ toʊˌaɪ ə nəˈzeɪ ʃən)

n.
the ionization of an atom of gas through loss of a bound electron induced by absorption of a photon.
[1910–15]
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