radical ion

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radical ion (plural radical ions)

  1. (chemistry) Any radical that also carries an electric charge; typically, the charge and unpaired electron are associated with the same atom.

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  • They are represented with a dot, either before or after the plus or minus sign e.g. C6H6.+ or C6H6+.

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