central electrode

central electrode

a key part of a radiation detection instrument, consisting of a positively charged rigid wire in the center of a gas-filled cylinder. The electrode attracts electrons liberated by the ionization effects of radiation and converts them into an electric current.
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The central electrode, designated as cathode, was placed at CP5 as per 10-10 montage of EEG electrode placement system, and injected with -1.
Insulating the central electrode from the outer portion of the spark plug, the insulator keeps much of the heat from the inside of the spark plug away from the fuel/air mixture.
macro- and micro-asperities of rotor surface and stochastic oscillation in contact zone arising because of friction coefficient fluctuation between rotor surface and contacting friction element which will generate electric charges in central electrode 9 because of direct piezo-effect;
Central electrode (4) is movable and can change its position.
Conversely, the circular electrodes generate less intense particle flows, while allowing particles to enter the dielectrophoretic trap from directly above the central electrode area, but also via the interelectrode gaps.
This capacitance probe operated at 38 MHz and had a central electrode together with an annular electrode.
Three cylindrically symmetric electrodes maintain the electric fields of the spectrometer with the central electrode at [approximately equal to]30 kV and the end electrodes at ground.
A central electrode in the spark plug injector strikes a spark to either a fixed-ground electrode 3.
Pi]] can be reduced by one-half by using the push-purl electrode configuration, that is, applying a voltage to the central electrode and grounding the two outer electrodes.
These vertical in-line systems lay down layers of amorphous silicon using plasma enhanced chemical vapor deposition inside a confined process chamber having a central electrode and gas supply.
The central electrode is self cleaning which ensures the powder leaves the gun at the maximum rated charge under all operating conditions.
It does precisely as its name states, electrically insulates the central electrode from the external portion of the plug as part of the spark gap and keeps some of the heat from the interior of the plug away from the fuel/air mixture.

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