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cathode fall

cathode voltage drop

DEPRECATED: cathode drop

difference in electric potential due to the space charge near the cathode

Note 1 to entry: The cathode fall is expressed in volt (V).

Note 2 to entry: This entry was numbered 845-07-13 in IEC 60050-845:1987.

Note 3 to entry: This entry was numbered 17-127 in CIE S 017:2011.

Publication date: 2020-12
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