autoionization


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autoionization

(ˌɔːtəʊˌaɪənaɪˈzeɪʃən) or

autoionisation

n
(General Physics) physics the process in which spontaneous decay of excited atoms or molecules results in emission of electrons, rather than photons
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measure the evolution of dynamic properties as a function of attached solvent molecules, (d) determine collective effects like autoionization in dilute atomic gases or exciton annihilation in semiconductor systems, (e) implement compressed sensing in multidimensional data acquisition, (f) implement largely parallelized phase-cycling into real-time data acquisition.
This resolution allowed the study of the branching ratios and asymmetry parameters with enough detail to see the changes in the parameters within the pronounced autoionization structure in [CO.
The model included the effects of changing activity and the autoionization of water.