negative-transconductance oscillator

negative-transconductance oscillator

[′neg·əd·iv ‚tranz·kən′dək·təns ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
Electron-tube oscillator in which the output of the tube is coupled back to the input without phase shift, the phase condition for oscillation being satisfied by the negative transconductance of the tube.
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