intensifier image orthicon

intensifier image orthicon

[in′ten·sə‚fī·ər ¦im·ij ′ȯr·thə‚kän]
(electronics)
An image orthicon combined with an image intensifier that amplifies the electron stream originating at the photocathode before it strikes the target.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.