anode anode  /ˈæ ˌnoʊd/


  1. (n) a positively charged electrode by which electrons leave an electrical device
  2. (n) the negatively charged terminal of a voltaic cell or storage battery that supplies current



  1. Struck by the electrons, the atoms of the metallic anode vibrate violently and emit energy in the form of X rays, which can burn the skin, injure the eyes and cause genetic damage.
  2. Ions travel from an anode, pass through a solution called an electrolyte to a cathode and emerge as an electrical charge.
  3. Corrosion is an anode action, i.


  1. Unzipped nanotubes unlock potential for batteries

    Graphene nanoribbons and tin oxide make an effective anode for lithium ion batteries, as discovered in early tests.
    on June 14, 2013     Source: Science Daily

  2. Battery Materials Market Expected to Grow at a CAGR of 13.0% By 2018 in New Research Report at adds Latest Reports on “Battery Materials Market – By Types (Cathode, Anode, Electrolyte, Separator, Binders, Packaging Material), Applications & Geography – Trends & Forecasts To 2018” to its store. (PRWeb June 13, 2013) Read the full story at
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PRWeb

  3. IXYS Introduces an Anode Gated Thyristor Technology Platform

    BIEL, Switzerland--(BUSINESS WIRE)--IXYS Corporation (NASDAQ: IXYS), a leader in power semiconductors and integrated circuit technologies for energy efficient products used in power conversion and motor control applications, announced today a new Anode Gated Thyristor (AGT) Technology Platform. The first product derived from this new Technology Platform is the CLB30I1200HB, a 30 ampere, 1200 ...
    on June 11, 2013     Source: Business Wire

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