Photocathode

The input surface of an image intensifier tube that absorbs light energy (photons) and in turn releases electrical energy (electrons) in the form of an image. The type of material used is a distinguishing characteristic of the different generations.

Last Update: 04.01.2020  

02.12.2020  Thermal Terminology

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