electron multiplier
noun Date: 1936 a device utilizing secondary emission of electrons for amplifying a current of electrons

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  • Electron multiplier — Continuous dynode electron multiplier An electron multiplier is a vacuum tube structure that multiplies incident charges.[1] In a process called secondary emission, a single electron can, when bombarded on secondary emissive material, induce… …   Wikipedia

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  • electron multiplier — Electronics. a vacuum tube containing a number of dynodes that serve to amplify the flow of electrons from the cathode by means of secondary emission. [1935 40] * * * …   Universalium

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  • electron multiplier tube — noun see electron multiplier …   Useful english dictionary

  • Gas Electron Multiplier — The Gas Electron Multiplier (GEM) is a type of gaseous ionization detector used in nuclear and particle physics and radiation detection. All gaseous ionization detectors are able to collect the electrons released by ionizing radiation, guiding… …   Wikipedia

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