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.
The ground state and the ionization potential for the first and second spectra are given.
It had suddenly struck him that the ionization potential for xenon (12.
There were plenty of quantum mechanical calculations and determinations of ionization potentials and studies of trends in electronegativity to keep me burning the midnight oil.