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image intensifier

See image tube.

image intensifier

[′im·ij in′ten·sə‚fī·ər]
(electronics)
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Closed reduction with subsequent intramedullary K-wire (CRIF) under image intensifier produce good functional result in long term.
Without the cap, the lens gets scratched, the objective lens housing is damaged and the image intensifier tube burns out.
If you want to digitally combine image intensifier data with thermal data and give the user a truly fused picture, you have to resort to some complex engineering to get the information digital, and it reduces performance of the image intensifier and adds to the cost," he explained.
ITT Exelis (NYSE:XLS), a diversified, aerospace, defence, information and technical services company, announced on Tuesday the award of a contract from the Naval Surface Warfare Centre - Crane to supply up to 4500 Generation 3 high performance advanced image intensifier tubes.
This advanced image intensifier capability, offers unprecedented quality and performance, and provides Special Forces operators with the enhanced technical advantage they require during night operations.
The squared display format creates a significantly larger visible area with up to 60 percent more information per X-ray than conventional image intensifiers.
This truly significant development resulted in the introduction of ITT's Generation 3 thin-filmed image intensifier tube and with the addition of a gated power supply, the ITT PINNACLE image intensifier tube was born.
The image intensifier is a highly complex piece of equipment that uses X-rays to produce a continuous image feed which is displayed on a monitor (Kahler 2004).
The paper described in meticulous detail what Herschel was discovering using a giant telescope and a newly invented gas-flame image intensifier.
Specialised Imaging has introduced a new family of gated image intensifier systems that are designed to improve the sensitivity, gating time and spectral response of high-speed and ultra high-speed framing camera systems.
The Sirius Ubiquitas combines this technology with Hitachi's mono tank X-ray generator and image intensifier which has a compact body and is easy to operate.
It designs and produces image intensifier, photomultipliers, microchannel plates and nuclear gas detectors.

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