Barkhausen-Kurz oscillator


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Barkhausen-Kurz oscillator

[′bärk‚hau̇z·ən ¦kərts ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
An oscillator of the retarding-field type in which the frequency of oscillation depends solely on the transit time of electrons oscillating about a highly positive grid before reaching the less positive anode. Also known as Barkhausen oscillator; positive-grid oscillator.
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