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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.]
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(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]
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(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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Verniear Calipers, screw gauges, physical & chemical balances, Spectrometer, Klystron; calorimeter, crucibles (under chemicals) etc.
Also in 1948, Russell and Sigurd Varian, inventors of the klystron tube, founded Varian Associates, which in a few years was manufacturing more than eighty types of microwave tubes plus a variety of other electronic devices for use in the chemical, geophysical, and communications fields.
Kumar, vice-president [Global Operations] of Klystron Global DMCC, Dubai also made a presentation at the inauguration on topic of 'Cyber Security'.
Radar type Gosan radar Seongsan radar S-band S-band Transmitter Transmitting tube Klystron Klystron Frequency 2,825 MHz 2,755 MHz Peak power 750 kW 750kW Receiver Pulse width Short 1.0 [micro]s 1.0 [micro]s Long 4.5 [micro]s 4.5 [micro]s PRF Short pulse 250-1,200 Hz 250-1,200 Hz Long pulse 250-350 Hz 250-350 Hz Occupied bandwidth 8 MHz 8 MHz Antenna Dynamic range 95 dB 95 dB Intermediate frequency 10 MHz 10 MHz Antenna diameter 8.5 m 8.5 m Beam width 1.0[degrees] 1.0[degrees] Antenna gain 45 dB 45 dB Table 2: Comparison of maximum areal-average rainfall depth recorded by rain gauge and radar for several rainfall durations.
Zhong, "An improved X-band triaxial klystron amplifier for gigawatt long-pulse high-power microwave generation," IEEE Electron Device Letters, vol.
Fujisawa, "General Treatment of Klystron Resonant Cavities," IRE Transactions on Microwave Theory and Techniques, vol.
It is classical continuous wave spectrometer [34] using klystron source operating at X band and with standard sensitivity around [10.sup.10] paramagnetic particles in the interaction volume of [TE.sub.011] resonator.
The second stage consisted of a frequency multiplying klystron (a linear beam vacuum tube), wherein frequency was modulated by a 13.8 MHz oscillator that multiplied the signal to about 2.983 GHz.
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.