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- verb physics, of an atom or molecule To
spontaneously transitionfrom an electrically neutral state to a lower-energy ionizedstate
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Slide 5: Water Water can autoionize Acts as a proton donor and a proton acceptor towards itself Equation: Only happens to a very small extent and allows pure water to have a small electrical conductivity