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Noun: klystron  'klIs,trón
  1. An electron tube used to generate or amplify electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region by velocity modulation

Derived forms: klystrons

Type of: electron tube, thermionic tube, thermionic vacuum tube, thermionic valve, tube, vacuum tube

Encyclopedia: Klystron