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Power supplies

Brownout

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

A drop in voltage of a power supply, which causes (among other things) the lights to dim.

Insulation system

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

All of the materials used to insulate a particular electrical or electronic product.

Hollow cathode

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

An efficient plasma-emitting device flowing gas through a hollow orifice.

Sustained arc

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

An electrical discharge that lasts much longer than the usual capacitance-discharging arc (on the order of 1 millisecond or longer).

Surge

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

A transient variation in the current and/or potential at a point in the circuit.

Paschen discharge

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

Breakdown of neutral gas in a high electric field.

Semiconductor

Electrical equipment; Power supplies

A solid crystalline material whose electrical conductivity is intermediate between that of insulators and conductors, and is usually applied field and temperature dependent.

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