image intensifier

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image intensifier

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image tube

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(Electronics) any of various devices for amplifying the intensity of an optical image, sometimes used in conjunction with an image converter
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Contract notice: Maintenance of ziehm brand image intensifiers at chr metz thionville
Officers used night sights, image intensifiers and automatic cameras but never managed to explain where the stones were coming from.
The problem is that image intensifiers cannot operate without some source of light.
Using any in-service sights including image intensifiers and Fusion sights, the targets work effectively in daylight or at night, and will work in all weather conditions.
5m, allows it to compete for deliveries of the AN/AVS-6 aviator night vision goggle and spare aviation image intensifiers during a five year period.
The squared display format creates a significantly larger visible area with up to 60 percent more information per X-ray than conventional image intensifiers.
Using direct detection CCDs, gated image intensifiers, or fast channel electron multipliers for detection, the spectrometers provide range and flexibility in spectral acquisition.
of Sydney) explains the fundamentals of signal processing and modulation before moving on to IR radiometers and image intensifiers, millimeter wave radiometers, active ranging sensors, active imaging sensors, signal propagation, Doppler measurement and radio frequency ID tags and transponders.
The Sil-2 image intensifiers are triggered synchronously at high speed and allow the fast framing rates and short exposure times prevalent in recording high-speed technological events.
In a separate appeal, the mosque has raised another pounds 50,000 which has been spent on a pounds 16,000 intensive care unit and two image intensifiers for Mansehra hospital.
Traditional night-vision scopes use image intensifiers and photocathode tubes to convert light into electrons, which are projected on a phosphor screen for viewing.
Image intensifiers also are available with combination modes such as dual-field (6"/4" or 4"12") and trifield units (9"/6"/4").