scanning electron microscope


scanning electron microscope

noun

Definition of SCANNING ELECTRON MICROSCOPE

: an electron microscope in which a beam of focused electrons moves across the object with the secondary electrons produced by the object and the electrons scattered by the object being collected to form a three-dimensional image on a cathode-ray tube—called also scanning microscope; compare transmission electron microscope
scanning electron microscopy noun

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