Definition of Magnetron

1. Noun. 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.




Definition of Magnetron

1. Noun. (physics) a device in which electrons are made to resonate in a specially shaped chamber and thus produce microwave radiation; used in radar, and in microwave ovens ¹

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Definition of Magnetron

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Literary usage of Magnetron

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1. Read & Understand Science Grades 4-6 by Evan-Moor Educational Publishers, Ana Shirazi, Delana Heidrich, Judith Herbst, Kathleen Simpson (2005)
"So the magnetron acted as radar. It could find Nazi warships in the dark. ... Spencer showed the British how to mass-produce the magnetron. ..."

2. Small Business Innovation Research: Abstracts of Phase I Awards, Dept. of by DIANE Publishing Company (1994)
"With additional gain cavities, this klystron can be broadbanded for military applications. 117 magnetron Arrays for Linear Colliders-Mission Research ..."

3. Small Business Technology Transfer: Program Solicitation by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"The cluster klystron is a device consisting of a "cluster" of separate magnetron gun driven klystrons that share a common focusing field and accelerating ..."

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