Richardson-Dushman equation

Richardson-Dushman equation

[′rich·ərd·sən ′dəsh·mən i‚kwā·zhən]
(electronics)
An equation for the current density of electrons that leave a heated conductor in thermionic emission. Also known as Dushman equation.
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