charge collector

charge collector

[′chärj kə‚lek·tər]
(electricity)
The structure within a battery electrode that provides a path for the electric current to or from the active material. Also known as current collector.
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Surely, the international cooperation, expected to bring about a 30% increase in polar routes, will benefit both carriers and navigation charge collectors alike, to a much greater extent in the years to come.
The beam is magnetically split again: Positively charged carbon-12 and carbon-13 ions are detected in charge collectors (called Faraday cups) while carbon-14 ions pass through more electrostatic and magnetic filtering and into an ultrasensitive gas ionization detector.