degree of ionization
(fraction of material consisting of ions)
The phrase degree of ionization is a collective measure indicating
the ionization of a group of atoms/molecules, e.g.,
referring to a gas. Some terms;
- fully ionized - all the molecules in a gas are ionized.
- partially ionized - some fraction are ionized.
- weakly ionized - a small fraction are ionized.
Referenced by pages:
Kramers opacity law
state of ionization