Definition of Thyratron

1. Noun. (electronics) Any of several types of thermoelectric valve once used as a high-speed switch ¹

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Definition of Thyratron

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Thyratron

thymus-dependent zone
thymus-independent antigen
thymus derived lymphocyte
thymus extracts
thymus gland
thymus hormones
thymus hyperplasia
thymus treatment
thynnic acid
thyratron (current term)
thyroacetic acid

Literary usage of Thyratron

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1. TransactionsElectric engineering (1869)
"144 1947 thyratron Circuit for Theater Lighting, A. Wischmeyer 1067-72 1941 thyratron ... 962 1943 thyratron Motor Control, Inverter Action on Reversing of. ..."

2. Technology for U. S. Industry from Department of Energy Laboratories: Near (1993)
"The thyratron replacement solid-state switch developed at Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory (LLNL) is an inexpensive, highly reliable electronic device ..."

3. Mechanical World and Engineering Record (1881)
"7, we can use a thyratron or mercury vapour discharge valve. ... In addition, these thyratron valve» pass a large anode current, sufficient to operate quite ..."

4. The Proceedings of the Iowa Academy of Science by Iowa Academy of Science (1890)
"THE HIGH-VACUUM TETRODE AS A thyratron RD HUNTOON A circuit is described wherein the ordinary tetrode or screen- grid vacuum tube when operated as a ..."

5. Ballistic Missile Defense Organization: Technology Applications Report (1994) by DIANE Publishing Company (1995)
"CÄ). has developed a pulsed- power switch called the backlighted thyratron (BUT) that could be used with accelerators to solve many of our most pressing ..."

6. Journal of the American Chemical Society by American Chemical Society (1879)
"The output of this unit was fed through a coupling capacitor to the grid of a 5557 thyratron switch in the circuit of the detecting photo- multiplier ..."

7. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"... meaning that certain instrumental artifacts were no longer operative, I connected the thyratron circuit to begin stimulation of the nerve. ..."

8. The Never-ceasing Search by Francis Otto Schmitt (1990)
"Moreover, the nerve was suspended on two pairs of electrodes, one of which went to a thyratron stimulating device (itself a novelty also developed by Otto); ..."

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