Schottky effect

noun

Definition of Schottky effect

: the increase of the thermionic current in a vacuum tube with the increase of the applied potential between the cathode and anode due to a lowering of the energy required to remove electrons from the cathode

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“Schottky effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/Schottky%20effect. Accessed 25 Oct. 2020.

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