negative potential


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negative potential

[′neg·əd·iv pə′ten·chəl]
(electricity)
An electrostatic potential which is lower than that of the ground, or of some conductor or point in space that is arbitrarily assigned to have zero potential.
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Wagons must be adapted to run on tracks with a width of 1435 mm and dc power supply with a nominal value of 600v (positive potential - contact wire, Negative potential - on rails) and have a microprocessor control and drive based on ac technology.
The generation of EOG signals can be understood by envisaging dipoles (indicating separated positive and negative potential sources) located in the eyeballs.
From the voltage of 4 kV, a slight decrease in quantity of the particles was observed in the case of a negative potential (Fig.
2] A negative potential is applied to the sensor to accumulate lead on the electrode; the potential is rapidly reversed and the lead ions are released.
Negative potential economic implications and the likelihood for more market-friendly central bank policy from the Bank of England and Federal Reserve, the two major central banks that were the most likely to raise interest rates, may continue to reinforce the lower for longer theme in the bond market.
If there is no negative potential the paired particles would not survive (never condense).
She introduces concepts of information technology innovation and its future and positive and negative potential outcomes, then discusses the ethical values of human societies around the world, how they relate to information technology, and how to build information technology to accommodate intrinsic values like freedom, knowledge, health, safety and security, trust, belonging and friendship, dignity and respect, and qualities that support them, such as privacy, transparency, control, truth, fairness, accessibility, objectivity, authenticity, accuracy, accountability, empathy, reciprocity, and politeness.
The different experiments in polyethylene glycol 6000 were mentioned to be successful in producing negative potential and drought stress on crops like lentil [20] and mung bean [16].
Weblogs, more commonly known as blogs, have emerged and in many ways manifest both extremes of positive and negative potential.
He added: "People may have a concern about some of the negative potential, so we will need to make sure that customer service is of a high standard and there isn't a lack of innovation.
Delany, Canavan and Robinson reach beyond simple oppositions of urban and rural ecologies to illuminate the positive and negative potential of each.
We know that ethoxyquin, which preserves fats and other vitamins that get oxidized, has negative potential consequences when it is in high concentrations, above 150 parts per million.