electron-beam laser

electron-beam laser

[i′lek‚trän ‚bēm ′lā·zər]
(optics)
A semiconductor laser in which the electron beam that provides pumping action in a thin plate of cadmium sulfide or other material is swept electrically in two dimensions by a deflection yoke, much as in a cathode-ray tube.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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