electron multiplier


: a device utilizing secondary emission of electrons for amplifying a current of electrons

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First Known Use

1934, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of electron multiplier was in 1934

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“Electron multiplier.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electron%20multiplier. Accessed 9 Dec. 2023.

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