electron lens


noun

a combination of static or varying electric and magnetic fields, used to focus streams of electrons in a manner similar to that of an optical lens.

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Origin of electron lens

First recorded in 1930–35
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British Dictionary definitions for electron lens

electron lens

noun

a system, such as an arrangement of electrodes or magnets, that produces a field for focusing a beam of electrons
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