Definition of matrix isolation in English:
noun[mass noun] Chemistry
A technique for preparing free radicals or other unstable species by trapping them in a very cold inert substrate (such as solid argon) so that they can be studied spectroscopically.
- We have used high temperature deposition techniques combined with matrix isolation to create samples.
- They were studied using a matrix isolation technique combined with infrared absorption spectroscopy.
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