electron telescope


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electron telescope

[i′lek‚trän ′tel·ə‚skōp]
(electronics)
A telescope in which an infrared image of a distant object is focused on the photosensitive cathode of an image converter tube; the resulting electron image is enlarged by electron lenses and made visible by a fluorescent screen.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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