electrostatic deflection


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electrostatic deflection

[i‚lek·trə′stad·ik di′flek·shən]
(electronics)
The deflection of an electron beam by means of an electrostatic field produced by electrodes on opposite sides of the beam; used chiefly in cathode-ray tubes for oscilloscopes.
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The second device is a grating light valve, a MEMS reflection grating producing bright and dark pixels in a display system by controlled diffraction of incident light due to electrostatic deflection of microbeams.
The MagneTOF detector uses a combination of magnetic and electrostatic fields for electron deflection within the device, whereas most conventional ion detectors use only electrostatic deflection.
Studies of these nanotubes have shown that electrical voltage can be used to induce electrostatic deflection and vibrational resonance in individual carbon nanotubes.

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