multiplier traveling-wave photodiode

multiplier traveling-wave photodiode

[′məl·tə‚plī·ər ¦trav·ə·liŋ ′wāv ‚fōd·ō′dī‚ōd]
(electronics)
Photodiode in which the construction of a traveling-wave tube is combined with that of a multiplier phototube to give increased sensitivity.
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