photomultiplier tube
noun Date: 1941 a vacuum tube that detects light especially from dim sources through the use of photoemission and successive instances of secondary emission to produce enough electrons to generate a useful current — called also photomultiplier

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  • photomultiplier tube — pho·to·mul·ti·pli·er tube .fōt ō məl tə .plī( ə)r n a vacuum tube that detects light esp. from dim sources through the use of photoemission and successive instances of secondary emission to produce enough electrons to generate a useful current… …   Medical dictionary

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  • photomultiplier tube — ▪ electronics       electron multiplier tube that utilizes the multiplication of electrons by secondary emission to measure low light intensities. It is useful in television camera tubes, in astronomy to measure intensity of faint stars, and in… …   Universalium

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  • 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

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