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Cathode drop in arc discharges

Mackeown, S. S. (1932) Cathode drop in arc discharges. Electrical Engineering, 51 (6). pp. 386-388. ISSN 0095-9197. doi:10.1109/EE.1932.6429824.

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There is no general agreement among physicists concerning the mechanism which produces a Iqw cathode drop with the correspondingly high current density which is characteristic of an electric arc. Herewith is presented a review of prevalent theories regarding this phenomenon, and results of some experiments on arc and glow discharges.

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Additional Information:© 1932 AIEE. Based upon "Cathode Drop in Arcs and Glow Discharges" (No. 31M5) presented at the A.I.E.E. Pacific Coast convention, Lake Tahoe, Calif., Aug. 25-28, 1931.
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Official Citation:S. S. Mackeown, "Cathode drop in arc discharges," in Electrical Engineering, vol. 51, no. 6, pp. 386-388, June 1932. doi: 10.1109/EE.1932.6429824
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