- Eddington Limit
- The theoretical limit at which the photon pressure would exceed the gravitational attraction of a light-emitting body.
- Eddy Current Probe
- A non-contact electrical device that measures the displacement of one surface relative to the tip of the probe.
- Eddy Currents
- Circulating currents within inductor core material caused by magnetic
lines of force cutting across the core in a direction which induces a voltage
in the core material.
- Edge Dislocation
- A linear crystalline defect associated with the lattice distortion produced in the vicinity of the end of an extra half-plane of atoms within a crystal.
- Edge Tearing Strength
- Measure of the resistance of paper to tearing when folded over a V-notch beam and loaded in a tensile testing machine.
- Edison Battery
- The Nickel Iron Battery was invented by Thomas Edison in 1901.
- Edison Effect
- The phenomenon wherein electrons emitted
from a heated element within a vacuum tube will flow to a second element that is connected to a positive potential.
- Edison, Thomas
- American inventor, scientist, and businessman who developed many devices that greatly influenced life around the world, including the phonograph, the motion picture camera, and a long-lasting, practical electric light bulb.
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