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An electron tube used to amplify or generate ultrahigh frequency by means of velocity modulation.

[Greek kluzein, klus-, to wash, break over + -tron.]


(ˈklɪstrɒn; ˈklaɪ-)
(General Physics) an electron tube for the amplification or generation of microwaves by means of velocity modulation
[C20 klys-, from Greek klus-, kluzein to wash over, break over + -tron]


(ˈklɪs trɒn, ˈklaɪ strɒn, -strən)
an electron tube whose beam is modulated to generate or amplify microwaves.
[1939; derivative of Greek klýzein (of waves) to wash over, surge (with -tron); compare clyster]
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Noun1.klystron - an electron tube used to generate or amplify electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region by velocity modulation
electron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, vacuum tube, tube - electronic device consisting of a system of electrodes arranged in an evacuated glass or metal envelope
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Aerodist master units essentially comprised: a klystron oscillator that set the carrier signal frequency that allowed voice communication with remote units, and later broadcast the measuring pattern frequency signals; a triode power amplifier that amplified carrier and measuring signals for transmission through the aircraft antenna system; and ovens for the crystals that determined the pattern frequencies that were automatically switched over the carrier frequency to give the measuring signals for relevant distant components.
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Each klystron was sealed and submerged in its own 5 gallon container of automotive motor oil and operated with reduced dc voltage on the filament.
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Bershtein and his department were transferred to the Radiophysical Research Institute (RRI), where he studied klystron oscillators and matched their frequencies to the frequencies of a quartz oscillator and an ammonia maser, then investigated the oscillator fluctuations in AFC system operation.
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