yig-tuned tunnel-diode oscillator

yig-tuned tunnel-diode oscillator

[′yig ¦tünd ¦tən·əl ¦dī‚ōd ′äs·ə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
Microwave oscillator in which precisely controlled wide-band tuning is achieved by varying the current through a tuning solenoid that acts on a yig filter in the tunnel-diode oscillator circuit.
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