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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - A particle that is electrically charged (positive or negative).

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  • Charcoal has to be re-activated but the sliver-ion is woven into the fabric.
  • The "Paul trap" now used in ion-trap spectroscopy is a further development of this mass filter.
  • At the same time, a similar proposal was put forward by D.J. Wineland and H.G. Dehmelt, to be used for ions in ion traps.
  • In such compounds a metal ion is bound not to a single carbon atom but is "sandwiched" between two aromatic organic molecules. for more
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