Cathode makes reference to the terminal on an electrical device from which a major flow of electrons takes place a or from which electric current flows, an in a battery.

The converse of anode. The term also sometimes used to refer to the negative side of a solid state diode. In tubes the cathode is the source of a cathode-ray, or a cloud of electrons that moves towards the oppositely changed anode.

-see also:
"Cathode" is in the HS Code "8540"
Thermionic, Cold Cathode Or Photo-Cathode Valves And Tubes ( For Example, Vacuum Or Vapour Or Gas Fi

"Cathode" is in the UNSPSC Code "41113701"
Cathode ray tube tester

Ref: 122353/2006-09-19

Cathode The electrode in an electrochemical cell where reduction takes place. During discharge, the positive electrode of the cell is the cathode. During charge in a rechargeable battery, the negative electrode is the cathode.

-see also:
"Cathode" is in the HS Code "8540"
Thermionic, Cold Cathode Or Photo-Cathode Valves And Tubes ( For Example, Vacuum Or Vapour Or Gas Fi

"Cathode" is in the UNSPSC Code "32141001"
Cathode ray tubes

Ref: 122383/2006-09-21


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