multicavity magnetron

multicavity magnetron

[¦məl·tē′kav·əd·ē ′mag·nə‚trän]
(electronics)
A magnetron in which the circuit includes a plurality of cavities, generally cut into the solid cylindrical anode so that the mouths of the cavities face the central cathode.
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Early in the summer of 1940, two British physicists developed multicavity magnetrons, but they lacked the technology to power them.