cathode modulation

cathode modulation

[′kath‚ōd ‚mäj·ə′lā·shən]
(electronics)
Amplitude modulation accomplished by applying the modulating voltage to the cathode circuit of an electron tube in which the carrier is present.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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Modulating the cathode voltage is called cathode modulation operation and requires switching the entire cathode current as well as the cathode voltage.