deionization time

deionization time

[dē‚ī·ən·ə′zā·shən ‚tīm]
(electronics)
The time required for a gas tube to regain its preconduction characteristics after interruption of anode current, so that the grid regains control. Also called recontrol time.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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In general, the pulse-off time should be greater than the deionization time to prevent continued sparking at one point.