electron optics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Definition of electron optics

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

Other Words from electron optics

electron-optical \ i-​ˌlek-​ˌträn-​ˈäp-​ti-​kəl How to pronounce electron optics (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of electron optics

1916, in the meaning defined above

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“Electron optics.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electron%20optics. Accessed 19 Jun. 2021.

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electron optics

noun, plural in form but singular in construction

Medical Definition of electron optics

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

Other Words from electron optics

electron-optical \ i-​ˌlek-​ˌträ-​ˈnäp-​ti-​kəl How to pronounce electron optics (audio) \ adjective

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