field-free emission current

field-free emission current

[′fēld ‚frē i′mish·ən ‚kə·rənt]
(electronics)
Electron current emitted by a cathode when the electric field at the surface of the cathode is zero. Also known as zero-field emission.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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