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  • precipitation
  • A method for disinfecting an airstream containing microorganisms by electrostatic precipitation by passing the airstream through the space between at least one grounded collection plate having at least one electrode spaced apart therefrom connected to a source of electrical potential, wherein the improvement. (google.com)
  • physics
  • Although the CGS units have mostly been supplanted by the MKSA (meter-kilogram-second-ampere) or International System of Units (SI) units, the electrostatic units are still in occasional use in some applications, most notably in certain fields of physics such as in particle physics and astrophysics. (wikipedia.org)
  • field
  • An electrostatic analyzer or ESA is an instrument used in ion optics that employs an electric field to allow the passage of only those ions or electrons that have a given specific energy. (wikipedia.org)
  • The Face-Field Cylindrical Energy Analyzer is a very new class of electrostatic cylindrical energy analyzers. (wikipedia.org)
  • Electrostatic levitation is the process of using an electric field to levitate a charged object and counteract the effects of gravity. (wikipedia.org)
  • Inertial electrostatic confinement is a branch of fusion research which uses an electric field to heat a plasma to fusion conditions. (wikipedia.org)
  • as well as other species, such as fast-germination tree seeds that are widely used in aerial sowing for reforestation in China, were treated by electrostatic fields to enhance germination, improving germination percentage, and to explore theoretical relationships between electrostatic field treatment and changes in seed vigour. (fao.org)
  • It captured the dependence of sensitivity on the sensor dimensions, material properties, and electrostatic field. (uwaterloo.ca)
  • John Field, Electrostatic Wafer Clamping For Next-Generation Manufacturing, Solid State Technology, pp. 91-98 (Sep. (freepatentsonline.com)
  • accelerate
  • The common type of spacecraft ion drive uses electrostatic forces to accelerate ions to generate forces to create motion, and thus can be considered as unconventional electric motors. (wikipedia.org)
  • charge
  • Even though the net electrostatic charge of the object has not changed, it now has regions of excess positive and negative charges. (wikipedia.org)
  • The electrostatic system of units (ESU) is a system of units used to measure electrical quantities of electric charge, electric current, and voltage within the centimeter-gram-second (or "CGS") system of metric units. (wikipedia.org)
  • In electrostatic units, electrical charge is defined by the force that it exerts on other charges. (wikipedia.org)
  • The main electrostatic units are: The statcoulomb, called the franklin or the "esu" for electric charge. (wikipedia.org)
  • The high voltage stored electrostatic charge kept in the Leyden jar was on the metal ball on top of the high voltage storage battery. (wikipedia.org)
  • Electrostatic Charge Distribution In The Dielectric Layer Of Alumina Electrostatic Chuck, Journal of Materials Science, vol. 29, pp. 3510-3616 (1994). (freepatentsonline.com)
  • electricity
  • By the end of the 17th century, researchers had developed practical means of generating electricity by friction, but the development of electrostatic machines did not begin in earnest until the 18th century, when they became fundamental instruments in the studies about the new science of electricity. (wikipedia.org)
  • electric
  • The electrostatic pickup used in the Hohner Pianet N electric piano has a fixed plate mounted at a 90 degree angle to the reed, while the fixed plates used in Wurlitzer electrostatic organs are parallel to the reed. (wikipedia.org)
  • Electrostatic reed organ Everett Orgatron Compton organ Wurlitzer electric piano Hohner Pianet Miessner, Benjamin F. (1936). (wikipedia.org)
  • See also: Electrostatic ion thrusters Electric motors, in general, produce motion when powered by electric currents. (wikipedia.org)
  • friction
  • Generally, electrostatic charges can build up by friction and can be observed when a balloon attracts a person's hair after the balloon is rubbed against the person's head. (wikipedia.org)
  • electrical
  • The electrical treatment from Corbett's electrostatic machine supposedly "cured" the sufferer of a variety of illnesses, or at least had some electrotherapeutic value. (wikipedia.org)
  • plates
  • This allows different combinations of overtones to be generated from a single reed by placing several fixed plates in different locations, as seen in Wurlitzer electrostatic organs. (wikipedia.org)