ionisation energy

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ionisation energy

A term defined in the context of mass spectrometry as the minimum energy needed to remove an electron from an atom or molecule to produce a positive ion.
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The measured ionization potential supports the idea that lawrencium does "not belong at the end of the f-block but rather at the start of the d-block," says William Jensen, a chemical historian retired from the University of Cincinnati.
Her thesis had been carefully prepared and presented supportive laboratory evidence, not only of ionization potentials, but of the validity of Saha's treatment [8, p.
Bond energies, electronegativity, ionization potentials and electron affinities were some of the tools to account for this behaviour.