[ feeld-i-mish-uh n ]
/ ˈfild ɪˌmɪʃ ən /
a device in which electrons liberated by field emission are accelerated toward a fluorescent screen to form a magnified image of the emitting surface.
Words nearby field-emission microscope
Compare field-ion microscope.
Origin of field-emission microscope
First recorded in 1950–55
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