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image intensifier

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Definition of image intensifier in English:

noun

A device used to make a brighter version of an image on a photoelectric screen.
Example sentences
  • On the other hand, an image intensifier or electron-multiplying CCD would not assist in overcoming shot noise but only in overcoming readout noise, which we did not consider in our noise estimates.
  • An image intensifier, which is often bonded fiber-optically to the photosensitive CCD of the system, amplifies incident photons and allows detection of low-light signals.
  • A long, thin guide wire with a smooth rounded tip is first inserted and then guided, under X-ray control using a fluorescent screen or a TV image intensifier, into the vessel to be examined.

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