Definition of thermionics in English:


Syllabification: therm·i·on·ics
Pronunciation: /ˌTHərmīˈäniks


[treated as singular]
  • The branch of science and technology concerned with thermionic emission.
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    • Efficient, direct energy conversion devices powered by solid state thermionics have the potential to bring strategic and economic benefits to many aerospace, military and commercial applications.
    • It has invented a semiconductor technology that converts heat from a wide variety of sources to electrical energy using solid state thermionics.

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