Definition of space charge in English:

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space charge

noun

Physics
A collection of particles with a net electric charge occupying a region, either in free space or in a device.
Example sentences
  • If it can be understood exactly how the surface and space charges are formed, and what influence they have on the insulation performance, significant design improvements might be possible.
  • The purpose of this course is to provide a comprehensive introduction to the physics of beams with intense space charge.
  • Compare the space charge in wire chambers with the space charge region in a semiconductor detector, which is, in fact, the active region.

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