Electric discharge in gases
Electric discharge in gases occurs when electric current flows through a gaseous medium due to ionisation of the gas. Depending on several factors, the discharge may radiate visible light. The propert...
Electric discharge in gases - Wikipedia
Electric arc
CARBON ARC, cinema electrodes copper plated.
electric arc - YouTube
Apr 29, 2007 ... electric arc ... Hot Girlfriend Electric fence Prankby PrankvsPrank Featured ... Arc Flash Fatality Video.wmvby Jim Steele156,366 views; 0:33
Electric glow discharge
A glow discharge is a plasma formed by the passage of electric current through a low-pressure gas. It is created by applying a voltage between two metal electrodes in a glass tube containing gas. When...
Electric glow discharge - Wikipedia
Yablochkov candle
A Yablochkov candle (sometimes electric candle) is a type of electric carbon arc lamp, invented in 1876 by Pavel Yablochkov.
A Yablochkov candle consists of a sandwich of two long carbon blocks, a...
Yablochkov candle - Wikipedia
Hydrargyrum quartz iodide
Hydrargyrum quartz iodide (HQI) is a special type of high-intensity discharge (or HID) lighting, where the light is produced by an electrical arc through a gas. Hydrargyrum is the Latin name for the e...
Pseudospark switch
The pseudospark switch, also known as a cold-cathode thyratron due to the similarities with regular thyratrons, is a gas-filled tube capable of high speed switching. Advantages of pseudospark switches...
Pseudospark switch - Wikipedia
Vacuum arc
A vacuum arc can arise when the surfaces of metal electrodes in contact with a good vacuum begin to emit electrons either through heating (thermionic emission) or via an electric field that is suffici...
Spark gap
A spark gap consists of an arrangement of two conducting electrodes separated by a gap usually filled with a gas such as air, designed to allow an electric spark to pass between the conductors. When...
Spark gap - Wikipedia
Crossatron
In electronics, a crossatron is a high-power pulsed modulator device, a cold cathode gas-filled tube that combines the best features of thyratrons, vacuum tubes, and power semiconductor switches. This...
Thyratron
A thyratron is a type of gas-filled tube used as a high-power electrical switch and controlled rectifier. Because of the gas fill, thyratrons can handle much greater currents than similar hard-vacuum...
Thyratron - Wikipedia
Counterpoise (ground system)
A counterpoise is a network of suspended wires or cables (or a metal screen), used as a substitute for an earth (ground) connection in a radio antenna system. It is used with radio transmitters or r...
Strobe beacon
A strobe beacon is a flashing electric lamp used in a variety of industries as an attention-getting device, either to warn of possible hazards, or to attract potential customers. Strobe beacons are si...
Trigatron
A trigatron is a type of triggerable spark gap switch designed for high current and high voltage, (usually 10-100 kV and 20-100 kA, though devices in the mega-ampere range exist as well). It has very ...
Trigatron - Wikipedia
Gas discharge lamps
Gas-discharge lamps are a family of artificial light sources that generate light by sending an electrical discharge through an ionized gas, a plasma. The character of the gas discharge depends on the ...
Gas discharge lamps - Wikipedia
Geissler tube
A Geissler tube is an early gas discharge tube used to demonstrate the principles of electrical glow discharge. The tube was invented by the German physicist and glassblower Heinrich Geissler in 1857....
Geissler tube - Wikipedia
Dekatron
In electronics, a Dekatron (or Decatron, or generically three-phase gas counting tube or glow-transfer counting tube or cold cathode tube) is a gas-filled decade counting tube. Dekatrons were used in ...
Dekatron - Wikipedia
Electric arc
An electric arc, or arc discharge, is an electrical breakdown of a gas that produces an ongoing plasma discharge, resulting from a current through normally nonconductive media such as air. An arc dis...
Electric arc - Wikipedia
Spark plug
A spark plug (sometimes, in British English, a sparking plug, and, colloquially, a plug) is a device for delivering electric current from an ignition system to the combustion chamber of a spark-igniti...
Spark plug - Wikipedia
Electrodeless lamp
The internal electrodeless lamp or induction light is a gas discharge lamp in which the power required to generate light is transferred from outside the lamp envelope to the gas inside via an electric...
Electrodeless lamp - Wikipedia
Strobe light
A strobe light or stroboscopic lamp, commonly called a strobe, is a device used to produce regular flashes of light. It is one of a number of devices that can be used as a stroboscope. The word origin...
Strobe light - Wikipedia
Arc suppression
Arc suppression is the reduction of sparks formed when current-carrying contacts are separated. The spark is a luminous discharge of highly energized electrons and ions, and is an electric arc.
Th...
Arc suppression - Wikipedia
Mercury arc valve
A mercury-arc valve or mercury-vapor rectifier or (UK) mercury-arc rectifier is a type of electrical rectifier used for converting high-voltage or high-current alternating current (AC) into direct cur...
Mercury arc valve - Wikipedia
Metal halide lamp
A metal-halide lamp is an electric lamp that produces light by an electric arc through a gaseous mixture of vaporized mercury and metal halides (compounds of metals with bromine or iodine). It is a ty...
Metal halide lamp - Wikipedia
Arc welding
Man welding a metal structure in a newly constructed house in Bengaluru, IndiaArc welding is a type of welding that uses a welding power supply to create an electric arc between an electrode and the...
Arc welding - Wikipedia
High-intensity discharge lamp
High-intensity discharge lamps (HID lamps) are a type of electrical gas-discharge lamp which produces light by means of an electric arc between tungsten electrodes housed inside a translucent or trans...
High-intensity discharge lamp - Wikipedia
Power flash
A power flash is a flash of light caused by arcing electricity from damaged electrical equipment. They are often caused by tropical cyclones and tornadoes. Storm spotters and meteorologists use these ...
Power flash - Wikipedia