klystron : Definition, Usages, News and More
- n an electron tube used to generate or amplify electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region by velocity modulation
- A receiver with a "klystron," "lighthouse" or other oscillating tube, used to convert the microwave echo to a lower radio frequency so that it can be amplified.
- Across the far north of Canada and Alaska, Litton klystron tubes generate radar beams for the Distant Early Warning line.
- Today, as the biggest producer of the klystron tube, which guides Air Force missiles and irradiates Army food, Varian has grown from seven employees to 1,230, did an annual .