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electric discharge tube, electric-discharge tube, discharge tube
An evacuated enclosure (removal of gases and vapors) containing a gas at low pressure, through which current can flow when sufficient voltage is applied between metal electrodes in the tube.
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electrodeless discharge tube, EDT
An instrument consisting of an airtight quartz tube that holds the material to be analyzed.

When a high-frequency electrostatic field, generated by microwaves, is applied to the tube, it emits energy of a wavelength that is identical to that of the contained material.

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