maser

noun ma·ser \ ˈmā-zər \
Updated on: 1 Feb 2018

Definition of maser

: a device or object that emits coherent microwave radiation produced by the natural oscillations of atoms or molecules between energy levels

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Origin and Etymology of maser

microwave amplification by stimulated emission of radiation


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maser

noun ma·ser \ ˈmā-zər \

medical Definition of maser

: a device that utilizes the natural oscillations of atoms or molecules between energy levels for generating electromagnetic radiation in the microwave region of the spectrum

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