Krytron



/ˈkraɪtrɒn/
noun
1.
(electronics) a type of fast electronic gas-discharge switch, used as a trigger in nuclear weapons
noun

a high-speed solid-state switching device triggered by light pulses and used in nuclear devices
Word Origin

1994

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