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Schottky effect

Line breaks: Schottky ef¦fect
Pronunciation: /ˈʃɒtki/

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Definition of Schottky effect in English:

noun

Electronics
The increase in thermionic emission from a solid surface due to the presence of an external electric field.

Origin

1920s: named after W. Schottky (see Schottky barrier).

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