multiplier tube

multiplier tube

[′məl·tə‚plī·ər ‚tüb]
(electronics)
Vacuum tube using secondary emission from a number of electrodes in sequence to obtain increased output current; the electron stream is reflected, in turn, from one electrode of the multiplier to the next.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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