electron-coupled oscillator


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electron-coupled oscillator

[i′lek‚trän ‚kəp·əld ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
An oscillator employing a multigrid tube in which the cathode and two grids operate as an oscillator; the anode-circuit load is coupled to the oscillator through the electron stream. Abbreviated eco. Also known as Dow oscillator.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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