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electric field

the lines of force exerted on charged ions in the tissues by the electrodes that cause charged particles to move from one pole to another.

electric field

The region in space in which the attractive or repulsive effects of a given electric charge have an effect.
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Buddies can catch Noel and the gang at this year's Electric Fields Festival
Medical infrared saunas company High Tech Health International Inc reported on Monday the receipt of the US patent for the invention of the first infrared sauna heater that is simultaneously low in both electric field and magnetic field EMF (electromagnetic fields).
Damaged tissues generate weak electric fields, and their research has shown how these electric fields can attract cells into wounds to heal them.
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Additional sensors simultaneously measured dust concentrations and recorded the strength of the electric field two meters above ground--the first such measurements ever taken at the same time, according to Esposito.
The goal of the paper is analysis of the influence of eccentricity, ellipticity and the spherical inclusions on the electric field distribution on the basis of the numerical simulation.
Lead researcher Dr Gregory Sutton, from the University of Bristol's School of Biological Sciences, said: "We were excited to discover that bees' tiny hairs dance in response to electric fields, like when humans hold a balloon to their hair.
Keywords: Breakdown voltage, electric field, leakage current, channel width, electron velocity
Zhao and colleagues found that when the cells were in an electric field, the positively-charged polyamines tend to accumulate at the side of the cell near the negative electrode.
But during thunderstorms, LOFAR researchers found, particle showers had distinct radio polarization signatures because the storm clouds' electric fields redirected the electrons.