electron probe

noun

: a microprobe that uses an electron beam to induce X-ray emissions in a sample

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of electron probe was in 1943

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“Electron probe.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/electron%20probe. Accessed 5 Mar. 2024.

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