cathode dark space

cathode dark space

[′kath‚ōd ′därk ‚spās]
(electronics)
The relatively nonluminous region between the cathode glow and the negative flow in a glow-discharge cold-cathode tube. Also known as Crookes dark space; Hittorf dark space.
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DC glow discharge includes of the separate regions, Aston dark space, cathode glow, cathode dark space, negative glow, faraday dark space, positive column, anode dark space.