Barkhausen-Kurz oscillation

\ -¦ku̇rts- \
variants: or Barkhausen oscillation

Definition of Barkhausen-Kurz oscillation

: ultrahigh-frequency oscillation produced in a triode oscillator by means of a positively biased grid that causes the cathode electrons passing through it to oscillate at a frequency characteristic of the tube and applied voltages

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History and Etymology for Barkhausen-Kurz oscillation

after H. Barkhausen & K.Kurz, 20th century German scientists

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“Barkhausen-Kurz oscillation.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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