image dissector tube
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image dissector tube[′im·ij di‚sek·tər ‚tüb]
A television camera tube in which an electron image produced by a photoemitting surface is focused in the plane of the defining aperture and is scanned past that aperture. Also known as Farnsworth image dissector tube.
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