Thermionic Emission

What is Thermionic Emission? Thermionic emission is a single term that describes an act of liberation of ions when thermal agitation is provided. The combination of the words thermionic and emission to form a single term is used to describe the release of subatomic particles (specifically electrons) by the action of heat. This is so […]

Diffusion Current

What is Diffusion Current? The term ‘diffusion’ signifies a process in which there is a motion of molecules of substance from a region of higher concentration to a lower concentration. Diffusion Current is the current produced as a result of the motion of charged carriers due to the difference in concentration between two regions. In […]

Drift Current

What is Drift Current? In a general sense, the term drift signifies motion or movement towards something. So, the use of the word “drift” with current corresponds to the generation of current due to some specific motion or movement. It is defined as an electric current produced as a result of the motion of charge […]