single-channel multiplier

single-channel multiplier

[′siŋ·gəl ¦chan·əl ′məl·tə‚plī·ər]
(electronics)
A type of photomultiplier tube in which electrons travel down a cylindrical channel coated on the inside with a resistive secondary-emitting layer, and gain is achieved by multiple electron impacts on the inner surface as the electrons are directed down the channel by an applied voltage over the length of the channel.
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