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image intensifier

See image tube.

image intensifier

[′im·ij in′ten·sə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
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The directorate has been working for about 15 years to develop digital alternatives to image intensifiers, and Reago believes a digital device could be ready for fielding as early as three years down the road.
Also, the AN/AVS-6 is equipped with an auto-gated Gen 3 Pinnacle image intensifier that provides outstanding performance in high-light areas.
This innovative technology allows completely new imaging possibilities for mobile C-arms with image intensifier in vascular surgery.
The Bushnell NightHawk viewer eliminates the image intensifiers and photocathode tubes.
Automated capabilities can be further enhanced with optional pan/tilt/zoom cameras, thermal infrared cameras, visible or near-infrared illuminators, and image intensifiers for long-range night vision with conventional cameras.
Image intensifiers provide clear, life-like images at an affordable price.
Because image intensifiers have such incredible power to enhance Earthly scenes, it's reasonable to expect that turning them skyward should provide an equally profound experience.
Readers lacking first-hand experience with image intensifiers but who regularly use their VCRs may recall the night vision goggles worn by the killer in Silence of the Lambs and the terrorists in Patriot Games.
The avalanches give very little light, so image intensifiers made by IT&T at a cost of $125,000 each will amplify the light 4,000 times.
The contract allows Exelis to compete for deliveries of the AN/AVS-6 aviator night vision goggle and spare aviation image intensifiers during a five year period.
C-arm image intensifiers for department of orthopaedics.