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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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Contract notice: Provision of electronic tubes: magnetrons, thyratrons and tr tubes intended to equip the band precipitation radar c and s-band operational network installed in the observation of meteo-france.
Recently, CPI Econco Division has expanded its production capabilities to include the manufacturing of new continuous-wave magnetrons at power levels ranging from 30 kW to 75 kW and high-power magnetrons at power levels ranging from 100 kW to 125 kW for use in industrial applications.
I transferred from Cardiff to the GEC Research Laboratories in Wembley, London, in 1960, where display cabinets held examples of the cavity magnetrons which these labs had made to assist Sir Robert Watson Watt with his development of radar prior to the outbreak of World War II.
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With the closedmagnetic field lines linking the magnetrons, the plasma is enhanced and has a homogeneous distribution in the chamber.
Microwaves are a form of electromagnetic energy with frequencies of 300 MHz-300 GHz, generated by magnetrons under the combined force of an electric and a magnetic field perpendicular to each other (Figure 1).
This first iteration of the symposium focused on the synthesis and processing of inorganic materials using non-tradition technologies such as self-propagating high-temperature synthesis, spark plasma sintering, mechanical alloying, wet chemistry, aerosol deposition, lasers, electron beams, and high-field magnetrons.
BLETCHLEY PARK, England, November 30 /PRNewswire/ -- Ceravision Ltd, the inventor and world leader in High Efficiency Plasma (HEP) technology has formed a strategic alliance with Toshiba Electronics to accelerate development of advanced magnetrons for lighting applications.
Ron Gilgenbach, an AFOSR-sponsored researcher at the University of Michigan, a new class of magnetrons was invented that holds the potential for more compact Department of Defense microwave sources with faster start-up, as well as higher peak and average power.
The magnetrons are multiples resonator electromagnetic oscillators of high frequency, as base principle relays on electrons behavior under simultaneous action of electric and magnetic fields with orthogonal field lines.
3 million contract with Tomo-Therapy, of Wisconsin, to supply magnetrons and compact modulators from its electronic tube division for use in the TomoTherapy Hi-Art radiation therapy system, used in cancer treatment.
Multiple magnetrons are used to generate the microwave energy, and it's not unusual to find 2.