electrical conduction


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Noun1.electrical conduction - the passage of electricity through a conductor
photoconduction, photoconductivity - change in the electrical conductivity of a substance as a result of absorbing electromagnetic radiation
superconductivity - the disappearance of electrical resistance at very low temperatures
arc, electric arc, electric discharge, spark, discharge - electrical conduction through a gas in an applied electric field
conduction, conductivity - the transmission of heat or electricity or sound
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Gas discharge tubes operate by the ionization of gas by the application of sufficient amount of voltage that causes electrical conduction. Glass discharge tubes are used to protect several energy-sensitive equipment.
"We observed a lot of electrical conduction slowing," said Nikki Gillum Posnack, the lead author of the study and an assistant professor at Children's National Health System in Washington, D.C.
It was assumed by Doremus, 1994 [21] that the electrical conduction in almost all oxide glasses containing alkali oxide is due to the motion of alkali ions present in the interstitial positions within the glass network.
Generally, the addition of MWNT to the elastomer induces an electrical conduction even at low concentrations, which can be explained by the occurrence of conductive pathways at a critical filler concentration and the MWNT with surfactants show a higher percolation threshold than the untreated nanotubes.
Thus, we speculated that AF occurred secondary to the disturbance of the electrical conduction system.
Also, there are evidences of structural cardiovascular alterations and impairment of myocardial electrical conduction attributable to obesity (ABEL et al., 2008; ADOLPHE et al., 2014).
For example, the story of the invention of a pacemaker -- a device which generates electrical impulses via electrodes to contract the heart muscles and at the same time regulate the heart's electrical conduction system -- which it seems was conceived (in a way) in a barn and eventually born, thanks to a transistor and a mistake by electrical engineer Wilson Greatbatch.
The muscular action and flow of blood which keeps the heart in a working condition is an intricate network of electrical conduction system.
However, it's possible for your heart's electrical conduction system to be disrupted, and this can cause your heart to beat too fast (tachycardia) or too slow (bradycardia).
The heart beats by an electrical conduction system in which ions (electrically charged molecules such as potassium) move back and forth across channels in the membranes of heart cells.
Studies of the electrical conduction mechanism in several glass systems showed that the thermal activation energy plays a dominant role in electrical conduction (Panchal, 2014; Dhote, 2014).
The structure defects can be validated by stability analysis, which determines the ability of the Cu oxide layers to remain structurally stable during electrical conduction. The stability in the Cu oxide samples is a function of both tensile and compressive stress into a limit where Cu oxide ([Cu.sub.x][O.sub.1-x]) is fully grown into two phases.

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