Discharge Tube (Crookes Tube) | Definition, Working

discharge tube

Definition of Discharge Tube or Crookes Tube An electron tube contains gas vapor at low pressure and through which conduction occurs when a high voltage is applied. A discharge tube (also Crookes–Hittorf tube) is an early experimental electrical discharge tube, with partial vacuum, invented by English physicist William Crookes and others around 1869-1875, cathode rays, … Read more