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  | Ion Branding + Design |
At Ion Design we provide our clients with communications solutions that take ideas based on sound strategies and make them real.
We have delivered effective, engaging, and award-winning design + branding to our clients since 1988.
Ion Announces One Good Idea™ $25,000 Contest Winner
www.iondesign.ca   (65 words)

  Cultured Perl: Fun with the Ion window manager
Ion is not a gentle WM, and you absolutely need the ability to dig yourself out if you misconfigure Ion or X in such a way that one or the other won't start.
Ion 1 may not have been the first to use tiling workspaces (the idea is hardly new), but it certainly did a good job of it, thanks to tabbing.
Ion 3 simplifies many of the features Ion 2 introduced, adds better modules for extending Ion, and is a minor internal rewrite of Ion (although from the scripting side, it has changed quite a bit to reflect lessons learned from Ion 2).
www.ibm.com /developerworks/linux/library/l-cpion.html   (3478 words)

  ion - Encyclopedia.com
Although an ion engine does not develop enough thrust to launch a rocket into earth orbit, it is considered practical for propelling one through interplanetary space on long-distance trips, e.g., between the earth and Jupiter.
Ion traps provide high-throughput analysis: the unique properties of quadrupole ion trap mass spectrometry (MS) make it a versatile technology for researchers in both chemistry and biology.
Ion beam enhanced deposition: ion beam enhanced deposition is capable of depositing a wide range of coatings with a high degree of precision and uniformity.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-ion.html   (1101 words)

  Ion - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
An ion is an atom, group of atoms, or subatomic particle that normally is electrically neutral and achieve their status as an ion by loss (and addition) of an electron.
A negatively charged ion, which has more electrons in its electron shells than it has protons in its nuclei, is known as an anion (pronounced an-eye-on), for it is attracted to anodes; a positively-charged ion, which has fewer electrons than protons, is known as a cation (pronounced cat-eye-on), for it is attracted to cathodes.
Ions were first theorized by Michael Faraday around 1830, to describe the portions of molecules that travel either to an anode or to a cathode.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ion   (1114 words)

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In chemistry, an electrically charged molecule or atom is known as an ion because it has gained or lost electrons from its normal complement, a process known as ionization.
Ions were first theorized by Michael Faraday around 1830, to describe the portions of molecules that travel either to an anion or to a cation.
In Greek mythology, Ion was a son of Xuthus and Creusa.
wikiwhat.com /encyclopedia/i/io/ion.html   (474 words)

 Lithium ion battery - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Lithium ion batteries (sometimes abbreviated Li-Ion) are a type of rechargeable battery commonly used in consumer electronics.
This is because lithium ions have an extremely high charge density — the highest of all known naturally occurring ions.
A liquid electrolyte conducts Li ions, which act as a carrier between the cathode and the anode when a battery passes an electric current through an external circuit.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Lithium_ion_battery   (2489 words)

 Cultured Perl: Fun with the Ion window manager
Ion is not a gentle WM, and you absolutely need the ability to dig yourself out if you misconfigure Ion or X in such a way that one or the other won't start.
Ion 1 may not have been the first to use tiling workspaces (the idea is hardly new), but it certainly did a good job of it, thanks to tabbing.
Ion 3 simplifies many of the features Ion 2 introduced, adds better modules for extending Ion, and is a minor internal rewrite of Ion (although from the scripting side, it has changed quite a bit to reflect lessons learned from Ion 2).
www-106.ibm.com /developerworks/linux/library/l-cpion.html   (3478 words)

 Ion   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ion the rhapsode has just come to Athens; he has been exhibiting in Epidaurus at the festival of Asclepius, and is intending to exhibit at the festival of the Panathenaea.
Ion is delighted at the notion of being inspired, and acknowledges that he is beside himself when he is performing;--his eyes rain tears and his hair stands on end.
ION: Why, Socrates, the reason is, that my countrymen, the Ephesians, are the servants and soldiers of Athens, and do not need a general; and you and Sparta are not likely to have me, for you think that you have enough generals of your own.
worldebooklibrary.com /eBooks/WorldeBookLibrary.com/ionbp.htm   (5166 words)

 Ion (X window manager) - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Since the first release of Ion in the summer 2000, similar alternative window management ideas have begun to show in other new window managers: Larswm, ratpoison, StumpWM, WMI, and TrsWM.
First versions of Ion were released under the Artistic License, while Ion2 and Ion3 (still under development) are released under the LGPL.
Ion is still being actively developed by its original creator Tuomo Valkonen with the help of a growing Ion user community.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Ion_(X_window_manager)   (185 words)

 Boeing: Integrated Defense Systems - Satellite Development Center - Xenon Ion Propulsion Center - XIPS: The Latest ...
The xenon ion propulsion system, or XIPS (pronounced "zips"), is the culmination of nearly four decades of research into the use of electric propulsion as an alternative to conventional chemical propulsion.
Ions ejected by the Hughes-designed XIPS travel in an invisible stream at a speed of 30 kilometers per second (62,900 miles per hour), nearly 10 times that of its chemical counterpart.
And, because ion thrusters operate at lower force levels, attitude disturbances during thruster operation are reduced, further simplifying the stationkeeping task.
www.boeing.com /defense-space/space/bss/factsheets/xips/xips.html   (1572 words)

 Micro Ion Mobility Spectrometry Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ion mobility spectrometry (IMS) is capable of separating ionic species at atmosphere pressure and promises to have applications in detecting chemical warfare agents, explosives, and drugs.
Ions were separated in the drift region according to their mobilities.
Factors that determine resolution include: (1) initial ion pulse width, (2) broadening by Coulomb repulsion between ions in both the ionization and drift regions, (3) spatial broadening by diffusion of the ion packet, and (4) ion-molecule reactions in the drift region.
www.ornl.gov /lsm/mimspec.html   (413 words)

 freshmeat.net: Project details for Ion
Ion is a tiling (no overlapping windows) window manager that also has PWM-style tabbed frames which can contain multiple client windows.
Ion was designed primarily as an efficient and unobtrusive window manager for users who prefer the keyboard.
Handling ion is very comfortable and its code is very clear, so that it was an easy task to modify it to get it adapted to the broken areas of my laptop display.
freshmeat.net /projects/ion   (737 words)

 International Ocean Network (ION)
Thus, the ION Committee was established in June 1993 and was granted commission status by the IASPEI executive committee.
In January 1995, during the first International ION workshop in Marseille (France), ION's participation was extended to other solid earth disciplines, and in January 2001, during the OHP/ION Symposium in Mt. Fuji (Japan), participation in ION was extended to oceanographic disciplines.
During this workshop, the charter of the ION was expanded and also the number of committee members were increased to cover the wide spectrum of scientific disciplines.
seismo.berkeley.edu /seismo/ion/history.html   (1037 words)

 SPACE.com -- Deep Space 1 sets record with ion propulsion system
Rocket designers have been studying ion propulsion since the 1950s, and mention of the technology often turns up in works of science fiction.
Instead of the fiery thrust produced by typical rockets, an ion engine emits only an eerie blue glow as electrically charged atoms of xenon are pushed out of the engine.
Those ions are then jolted by electricity that is produced by the probe's solar panels and accelerated at high speeds as they shoot out from the engine.
www.space.com /scienceastronomy/solarsystem/deepspace_propulsion_000816.html   (1219 words)

 Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider, RHIC
The Relativistic Heavy Ion Collider (RHIC) at Brookhaven National Laboratory is a world-class scientific research facility that began operation in 2000, following 10 years of development and construction.
Hundreds of physicists from around the world use RHIC to study what the universe may have looked like in the first few moments after its creation.
RHIC drives two intersecting beams of gold ions head-on, in a subatomic collision.
www.bnl.gov /rhic   (169 words)

 The Internet Classics Archive | Ion by Plato
O that we were wise, Ion, and that you could truly call us so; but you rhapsodes and actors, and the poets whose verses you sing, are wise; whereas I am a common man, who only speak the truth.
And you, Ion, when the name of Homer is mentioned have plenty to say, and have nothing to say of others.
Why, yes, Ion, because you may possibly have a knowledge of the art of the general as well as of the rhapsode; and you may also have a knowledge of horsemanship as well as of the lyre: and then you would know when horses were well or ill managed.
classics.mit.edu /Plato/ion.html   (3483 words)

 Deep Space 1: Advanced Technologies: Solar Electric Propulsion FAQ
Ion propulsion is a technology that involves ionizing a gas to propel a craft.
Ion propulsion is not of value for missions that require high acceleration, and it often will not be worthwhile for missions that can be done quickly using conventional propulsion systems (such as missions to the moon).
Because the ion propulsion system, although highly efficient, is very gentle in its thrust, it cannot be used for any application in which a rapid acceleration is required.
nmp.jpl.nasa.gov /ds1/tech/ionpropfaq.html   (814 words)

 Ion Source Technology   (Site not responding. Last check: )
The Laboratory for Ion Beam Research and Applications -The work of the laboratory is centered on the generation of ion beams and their application to microfabrication.
Ion Beam Analysis (IBA) is based on the interaction, at both the atomic and the nuclear level, between accelerated charged particles and the bombarded material.
Ion Beam Laboratory -We study the interaction of energetic ions with solid to understand the mechanisms leading to electronic excitations and how these excitations evolve and lead to the emission of light (luminescence), electrons, radiation, atoms and molecules (sputtering), and to radiation damage, chemical changes or heat.
www.casetechnology.com /source.html   (1131 words)

 LANXESS Sybron Chemicals - Safe Handling of Ion Exchange Resins
Sybron ion exchange resins have been recognized in the industry for more than 40 years.
Ion exchange resins are polystyrenic beads, which are used principally for the following applications: softening and demineralization of water, as organic catalysts, for adsorption of organics, and for selective removal of heavy metals.
In a fire situation where ion exchange resins are burned, carbon monoxide, carbon dioxide, and other toxic gases may be generated.
www.ion-exchange.com /about/responsible02.html   (321 words)

 Ion's Blog :   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Ion's Blog Poseído, de vez en cuando, por la Musa.com...
In Ersilia, to establish the relationships that sustain the city's life, the inhabitants stretch strings from the corners of the houses, white or fl or gray or fl-and-white according to whether they mark a relationdhip of blood, of trade, authority, agency.
Posted by Ion on 3/21/05; 10:16:14 AM This Page was last update: Monday, April 24, 2006 at 8:15:33 AM This page was originally posted: 4/24/2006; 8:15:33 AM.
blogs.law.harvard.edu /ion   (3031 words)

 Chem4Kids.com: Atoms: Ions
Ions are atoms with either extra electrons or missing electrons.
Other electrically charged atoms (ions) are now looking at you and seeing a good partner to bond with.
When in the presence of other ions, the electrovalent bonds are weaker because of outside electrical forces and attractions.
www.chem4kids.com /files/atom_ions.html   (443 words)

 New engine powers a new spaceship
This ion thruster is not for the impatient since it will take one whole day to accelerate the craft by an additional 30 feet per second -- about as fast as it would accelerate after dropping in Earth's gravity for one second.
The ions are pushed by gas pressure through holes in the positive grid.
Ions respond to magnetic and electric fields, and these ions are attracted to a positive grid at the back of the firing chamber.
whyfiles.org /shorties/ion_thruster.html   (1034 words)

Ion was written as an experiment on a different kind of window management model.
To ultimately solve usability problems to the extent possible with current technologies, applications should be written independent of their user interfaces and the UIs should be built according to the user's preferences based on a high-level semantic description of commands provided by the application.
Ion is, however, improving all the time and if you take the time to get used to it, you should hardly ever have to touch the mouse again to move between windows.
modeemi.cs.tut.fi /~tuomov/ion   (946 words)

 University of Illinois - ION Cubesat Project
ION’s primary mission consists of measuring molecular Oxygen airglow emissions from the Earth’s mesosphere using a 760nm photometer.
ION sensory information and PMT data will be downloaded using a ground station at the University of Illinois.
ION is designed to operate for six months, at which time the batteries will wear out and radiation will erode the electronic components.
courses.ece.uiuc.edu /cubesat   (923 words)

 The Internet Classics Archive | Ion by Euripides
ION and the attendants of the temple enter.
ION busies himself before the temple as he continues to sing.
The following lines between ION and the CHORUS are chanted responsively as they gaze admiringly at the decorations on the temple.
classics.mit.edu /Euripides/ion.html   (4847 words)

 ESA - SMART-1 - The magic of ion engines
The ions that give the engines their name are charged atoms, accelerated by a choice of electric guns.
An ion engine can go on pushing gently for months or even years - for as long as the Sun shines and the small supply of propellant lasts.
Other space science missions are expected to use ion engines for complex manoeuvres in the vicinity of the Earth's orbit, including LISA, a mission that which will detect gravitational waves coming from the distant Universe.
www.esa.int /SPECIALS/SMART-1/SEMLB6XO4HD_0.html   (346 words)

 Ion propulsion - over 50 years in the making
April 6, 1999: The ion propulsion system on Deep Space 1 is the culmination of over 50 years of development on electric engine systems in space.
For ions, the lowest detectable density is about 1 ion per 100 cubic centimeters, and for electrons it is ten times less.
Continually spewing positively charged ions will leave a spacecraft with a negative charge so great that the ions are attracted back to the spacecraft.
science.nasa.gov /newhome/headlines/prop06apr99_2.htm   (2509 words)

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