This technique requires two users who are able to perform the Lightning Cutter technique. They then perform the technique on opposite hands to one another. Connecting their techniques together, they form a chain of lightning between themselves that is able to slice through objects such as tailed beasts' chakra arms with great ease.
When written as '雷電', Raiden means 'thunder and lightning'.
With the "-sama" suffix added, Raiden is another name for the Shintō god of lightning, Raijin (雷神).