field-emitter array

field-emitter array

[¦fēld i¦mid·ər ə′rā]
(electronics)
An array of pyramidal silicon structures, with spacing on the order of 10 micrometers, designed for field emission of electrons into a vacuum.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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