electric discharge

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electric discharge

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(General Physics) physics another name for discharge20b
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.electric discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric fieldelectric discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
brush discharge - discharge between electrodes creating visible streamers of ionized particles
corona discharge, corposant, electric glow, Saint Elmo's fire, Saint Elmo's light, Saint Ulmo's fire, Saint Ulmo's light, St. Elmo's fire, corona - an electrical discharge accompanied by ionization of surrounding atmosphere
flashover - an unintended electric discharge (as over or around an insulator)
electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
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A wide assortment of easily interchangeable networks with different Resistance and Capacitance values will allow user to meet virtually any test standard related to electrostatic discharge.
Peter Antoinette, president of Nanocomp, said that by using the Miralon sheet layers, Lockheed Martin was able to implement electrostatic discharge protection directly into the composite, making the composite a more integral part of the spacecraft.
The local electrostatic discharge occurs between two surfaces provided there is a significant difference between their charges that are determined by the number of accumulated electrons.
Site owners and operators can rest assured that the electrostatic dissipative properties of Flowcoat ESD will continuously work to safeguard their site from electrostatic discharge concerns.
A voltage-sensitive antenna that can be positioned near potential problem areas--where electrostatic discharge is suspected-to monitor ESD events.
Topics to be covered include all types of enclosures including housing, cases, cabinets, chambers and shelters; thermal, power, shock, acoustic and contamination protection; electromagnetic interference (EMI) and electrostatic discharge protection (ESD); and related testing, materials, handling and manufacturing technologies.
This reduces the chance of an electrostatic discharge that could damage the sensitive front-end circuitry of the oscilloscope.
Nasdaq:DPMI) and Ion Systems have announced that Advanced Micro Devices (NYSE:AMD) successfully utilized the new Canary ESD Service developed by the two companies to qualify and mitigate electrostatic discharge (ESD) events on photomasks at its Fab 25 facility in Austin.
Stat-Rite S-250 is a new static dissipative polypropylene (PP) alloy developed by BFGoodrich Static Control Polymers to provide clean, permanent electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection in the most sensitive electronics applications and cleanroom environments.
When UTMC Microelectronics Center in Colorado Springs decided to build a new 100,000 sq ft facility, a primary objective was to create a storage area that maximized electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection.
Other polymers made with this technology, called Intercept, protect sensitive electronic devices from electrostatic discharge, Franey adds.
The scaling of semiconductor devices from sub-micron to nanometer dimensions is driving the need for understanding the design of electrostatic discharge (ESD) circuits, and the response of these integrated circuits (IC) to ESD phenomena.

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