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Define ionisation energy of an atom.

Define ionisation energy of an atom.

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Gaurav
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8 years ago
Hello Student
Ionization Potential or ionization energy is the amount of energy required to remove the last electron from valenc shell of a gaseous isolated atom.
Ionization energy depends on:
Size of atom
Oxidation state
Valence shell electronic configuration

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