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Ionization of argon, neon and helium by various alkali ions

Sutton, Richard M. and Mouzon, J. Carlisle (1931) Ionization of argon, neon and helium by various alkali ions. Physical Review, 37 (4). pp. 379-382. ISSN 0031-899X.

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Caesium, rubidium, potassium, and sodium positive ions from Kunsman catalyst sources, and lithium ions from spodumene have been used to produce ionization in helium, neon, and argon. In most cases the ionization sets in between 100-150 volts and increases linearly to 750 volts, the highest potential used. Maximum ionization was produced in each gas by the alkali ion closest to it in atomic number.

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Additional Information:©1931 The American Physical Society. Received 5 January 1931. The authors acknowledge their thanks to Dr. Otto Beeck and Dr. Fritz Zwicky for stimulating discussion of the results obtained.
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