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n. - An electron tube used to generate or amplify electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region by velocity modulation.

Usage examples (9)
  • Varian, Sigurd Varian, and William Hansen invent the klystron tube at Stanford.
  • They developed a system using a klystron to extract electricity directly from the plasma.
  • The electron microscope is one, the klystron, which supplies power to radar systems another.
  • To do so they combined the positive aspects of a magnetron (its high power output) and of a klystron tube (a device that used resonant cavities to amplify microwaves). for more
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