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English: Simple representation of a discharge tube. Direct current (DC) used for simplicity purposes. The potential difference and subsequent electric field causes the free cations (positive) to accelerate toward the anode (negative electrode) and the anions and electrons (negative) to the cathode (positive electrode).

Information from: Isaacs, Alan, ed. (2003) A Dictionary of Physics, 4e. Oxford University Press.

Idea from: Leal-Quirós, Edbertho (2004) “Plasma Processing of Municipal Solid Waste”. Brazilian Journal of Physics, vol. 34, no. 4B, p.1587
Date May 2010
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Author Rudolfensis


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