photoionization

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noun pho·to·ion·i·za·tion \ˌfō-tō-ˌī-ə-nə-ˈzā-shən\

Definition of photoionization

  1. :  ionization (as in the ionosphere) of a molecule or atom caused by absorption of radiant energy

photoionize

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1914

First Known Use of photoionization

1914


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