electric probe

electric probe

[i¦lek·trik ′prōb]
(plasma physics)
A device used to measure electron temperatures, electron and ion densities, space and wall potentials, and random electron currents in a plasma; consists substantially of one or two small collecting electrodes to which various potentials are applied, with the corresponding collection currents being measured. Also known as electrostatic probe.
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If a calf doesn't move, shove the electric probe in his ass and he will move," ABC quoted Mr Bar.
The agency, a body under the Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry, is planning to request that Tokyo Electric probe the causes of such irregularities and take measures against the recurrence of similar problems.
An electric probe then uses sodium ions to zap tissue, cauterising blood vessels as it goes.
Her tonsils were taken out using a new procedure, that creates a plasma cloud around tissue as an electric probe zaps the target.
An electric probe uses sodium ions to zap and destroy tissue, cauterising blood vessels as it goes.
The subject of the public contract is to supply one piece deposition device for controlled preparation of thin-film materials with different diagnostics, including vacuum pumping system, plasma (sputtering) sources, circular magnetron with adjustable magnetic field, weight, filters, clusters, substrate holder for holding the sample carrier, a system for the exchange of samples without venting the deposition chamber, inlet working gas, power units, electric probes, USB oscilloscope with the control program, the cooling system, the control system of the deposition apparatus, monitor the thickness of the growing layer and the software and hardware for computer control experiments.
The 53-year-old, named locally as Philip Hulmes, was hit with electric probes from the police weapon after barricading himself in his house on Tuesday.
Yes, there is a child involved and usually I'd understand that's a strong motivation for taking him back (after serious grovelling on one side and threats involving nethers and electric probes on the other).
The weapon unintentionally went off as it was lowered - shooting electric probes just above Mr Cox's privates and in his ankle.
A Taser is a gun-like weapon that shoots two electric probes into the victim, delivering a 50,000 volt electric shock.
Drying control methods were equally divided between electric probes and kiln samples; electric probes prevail among commercial kilns.
EXPERTS are using electric probes to clear canals around Rugby of a monster species of pike that is reducing fish stocks.

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