by floating the electric potential

French translation: potentiel flottant

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English term or phrase:floating potential
French translation:potentiel flottant
Entered by: Didier Fourcot

09:10 Apr 29, 2005
English to French translations [PRO]
Science - Electronics / Elect Eng
English term or phrase: by floating the electric potential
Contexte :
Separation toward the cathode is then performed by floating the electric potential at the sample reservoir and applying 250V along the separation channel.

Plus haut, on a aussi : "A 50V potential drop is applied between the sample inlet and outlet ports while the separation channel ports float".

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ValJ (X)
Local time: 18:26
en laissant flotter le potentiel
Explanation:
Un potentiel flottant est un potentiel qui n'est lié à aucune référence, par opposition à une tension mesurable entre deux points.
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en laissant flotter le potentiel


Explanation:
Un potentiel flottant est un potentiel qui n'est lié à aucune référence, par opposition à une tension mesurable entre deux points.



    Reference: http://www.plasma-metal.lu/fr/products/index.php
    Reference: http://www.g-n-i.ch/download/francais/veranstaltungen/16.09....
Didier Fourcot
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agree  GILOU: ...électrique ?
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agree  Proelec: Electrique, bien sûr, mais souvent on ne le précise même pas.
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