magnetron


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mag·ne·tron

 (măg′nĭ-trŏn′)
n.
A microwave tube in which electrons generated from a heated cathode are affected by magnetic and electric fields in such a way as to produce microwave radiation used in radar and in microwave ovens.

magnetron

(ˈmæɡnɪˌtrɒn)
n
(Electronics) an electronic valve with two coaxial electrodes used with an applied magnetic field to generate high-power microwave oscillations, esp for use in radar
[C20: from magnet + electron]

mag•ne•tron

(ˈmæg nɪˌtrɒn)

n.
a two-element vacuum tube used to generate microwaves.
[1920–25; magne (to)- + -tron]

mag·ne·tron

(măg′nĭ-trŏn′)
An electron tube that produces microwave radiation by applying magnetic and electric fields to a stream of electrons emitted by a heated filament. Magnetrons are used in radar and in microwave ovens.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.magnetron - a diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fieldsmagnetron - a diode vacuum tube in which the flow of electrons from a central cathode to a cylindrical anode is controlled by crossed magnetic and electric fields; used mainly in microwave oscillators
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
Translations
magnétron
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In contrast to this, off-line method is applied after the glass has been produced, using a magnetron and by vacuum deposition in PVD methods, usually sputtering type.
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The cavity magnetron was invented in 1940 and Taffy Bowen took the prototype in a suitcase to the USA for them to manufacture for our use.
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A supremely talented physicist, it was Eddie, no less, who took our secrets to North America (that included a magnetron for short-wave generation, the basis of airborne radar) and gave the keynote lecture and magnetron demonstration that resulted in the formation of the Radiation Laboratories.
Application areas include X-ray machines, electron microscopes, field emission displays, mass spectrometers, electron beam lithography equipment, ion-beam sources and magnetron sputter coaters.
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En este trabajo se midieron las componentes axial y radial de campos magneticos generados por magnetrones desbalanceados con simetria axial; se encontro que el campo magnetico de un magnetron construido con un iman cilindrico y otro anular, concentricos, se correlaciona muy bien con el campo magnetico generado por 2 espiras coplanares y concentricas, cuyas corrientes circulan en sentidos opuestos.