field-emission microscope

[ feeld-i-mish-uhn ]
/ ˈfild ɪˌmɪʃ ən /

noun

a device in which electrons liberated by field emission are accelerated toward a fluorescent screen to form a magnified image of the emitting surface.

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Origin of field-emission microscope

First recorded in 1950–55
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