Definition of glow discharge in English:

glow discharge

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noun

  • A luminous sparkless electrical discharge from a pointed conductor in a gas at low pressure.
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    • Electron microscopy was carried out by using specimen grids that were coated with 0.25% formvar and the carbon and subjected to glow discharge.
    • In addition glow discharges might account for some reactions noted in the Viking biological experiments.
    • His work on diagnosing and modeling glow discharges has received much attention worldwide.

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