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Ionization Produced in Gaseous Reactions

Brewer, A. Keith (1925) Ionization Produced in Gaseous Reactions. Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America, 11 (8). pp. 512-514. ISSN 0027-8424. PMCID PMC1086089.

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The presence of ionization in chemical reactions has been detected by a large number of investigators. The nature of the ionization has remained obscure due largely to the fact that most of the reactions studied were accompanied by physical phenomena which might in themselves produce the observed ionization. The author has shown in previous papers that reacting gases become conductors of the current; and that the conductance is proportional to the number of molecules reacting, and to the potential drop between the electrodes.

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Additional Information:© 1925 National Academy of Sciences. Published August 15, 1925; Communicated June 20, 1925. The writer wishes to express his thanks to Professor R. A. Millikan for his many valuable suggestions; to Dr. C. F. Burgess, of the Burgess Battery Company, Madison, Wis., for the gift of fifty 45 volt radio B batteries; and to the Department of Physical Chemistrv, University of Wisconsin, for the loan of the gold electrodes.
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Official Citation:Ionization Produced in Gaseous Reactions A. Keith Brewer Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America , Vol. 11, No. 8 (Aug. 15, 1925), pp. 512-514 Published by: National Academy of Sciences Article Stable URL:
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