photomultiplier
noun see photomultiplier tube

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • Photomultiplier — tubes (photomultipliers or PMTs for short), members of the class of vacuum tubes, and more specifically phototubes, are extremely sensitive detectors of light in the ultraviolet, visible, and near infrared ranges of the electromagnetic spectrum.… …   Wikipedia

  • photomultiplier — [fōt΄ō mul′tə plī΄ər] n. a photoemissive photoelectric cell which amplifies emitted electrons and converts them into brighter light, an electric signal, etc …   English World dictionary

  • Photomultiplier — Schematische Skizze eines Photomultipliers Photomultiplier, Länge …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • photomultiplier — fotodaugintuvas statusas T sritis automatika atitikmenys: angl. photomultiplier; photomultiplier tube vok. Photoelektronenvervielfacher, m; Photomultiplikatorröhre, f rus. фотоумножитель, m; фотоэлектронный умножитель, m pranc. tube… …   Automatikos terminų žodynas

  • photomultiplier — fotodaugintuvas statusas T sritis radioelektronika atitikmenys: angl. photomultiplier; photomultiplier tube vok. Photoelektronenvervielfacher, m; Photomultiplikatorröhre, f; Photovervielfacher, m rus. фотоумножитель, m; фотоэлектронный умножитель …   Radioelektronikos terminų žodynas

  • Photomultiplier — Pho|to|mul|ti|pli|er 〈[ mʌltıplaıə(r)] m. 3〉 = Fotomultiplier * * * Photomultiplier   [ mʌltɪpləɪə, englisch], Elektronenvervielfacher …   Universal-Lexikon

  • photomultiplier — fotodaugintuvas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. photomultiplier vok. Photoelektronenvervielfacher, m; Photovervielfacher, m rus. фотоумножитель, m; фотоэлектронный умножитель, m pranc. photomultiplicateur, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • photomultiplier — /foh teuh mul teuh pluy euhr/, n. an extremely sensitive detector of light and of other radiation, consisting of a tube in which the electrons released by radiation striking a photocathode are accelerated, greatly amplifying the signal obtainable …   Universalium

  • photomultiplier — noun A device, normally in the form of a tube, that uses a photocathode to convert photons into photoelectrons which are then amplified …   Wiktionary

  • photomultiplier — noun an instrument containing a photoelectric cell and a series of electrodes, used to detect and amplify very faint light …   English new terms dictionary

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