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electron optics

noun plural but singular in construction

Definition of electron optics

  1. :  a branch of physics in which the principles of optics are applied to beams of electrons

electron–optical

play \i-ˌlek-ˌträn-ˈäp-ti-kəl\ adjective


1916

First Known Use of electron optics

1916


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electron optics

noun plural but singular in construction

Medical Definition of electron optics

  1. :  a branch of physics in which the principles of optics are applied to beams of electrons

electron–optical

\i-ˌlek-ˌträ-ˈnäp-ti-kəl\play adjective



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