ionize


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i·on·ize

(ī'on-īz),
To separate into ions; to dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged atoms or radicals.

ion·ize

(ī'on-īz)
To separate into ions; to dissociate atoms or molecules into electrically charged atoms or radicals.
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The next step is to figure out if there were enough compact galaxies around to ionize the early universe.
In the plasma field, which is a charged cloud of gas, oxygen ionizes and turns into ozone.
These charged reaction products ionize the fill gas producing charged particles that are subsequently detected.
The systems utilize very simple oxidation reactions to ionize, or otherwise oxidize, compounds to make them amenable to MS analysis.
Company's EC systems, the Coulochem[R], CoulArray[R] and the DiscovArray, can be integrated into virtually any Mass Spectrometer or LCMS system and can be used as a powerful tool to oxidize/ ionize many different types of compounds.
It was only after these stars generated enough ultraviolet radiation to break apart, or ionize, the hydrogen atoms that the light could shine through and illuminate the cosmos.