negative glow

negative glow

[′neg·əd·iv ′glō]
(electronics)
The luminous flow in a glow-discharge cold-cathode tube occurring between the cathode dark space and the Faraday 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.
9 cm represent the negative glow and the cathode glow in addition to areas of darkness between them.
The electrons are emitting through thermo-ionic emission from the cathode, and these electrons gained kinetic energy corresponding to a significant fraction of the cathode from the negative glow.
The discharge operates in the negative glow regime at neutral gas pressures in the 40- to 50-mTorr range.