space-charge effect

noun

Definition of space-charge effect

: the limitation of flow of plate current in an electron tube produced by repulsion exerted on electrons leaving the filament by the other electrons in the region between filament and plate

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“Space-charge effect.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/space-charge%20effect. Accessed 2 Aug. 2021.

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