image isocon

image isocon

[′im·ij ′ī·sə‚kän]
(electronics)
A television camera tube which is similar to the image orthicon but whose return beam consists of scanning beam electrons that are scattered by positive stored charges on the target.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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