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n. (used with a sing. verb)
The science of the control of electron motion by electron lenses in systems or under conditions analogous to those involving or affecting visible light.
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(General Physics) (functioning as singular) the study and use of beams of electrons and of their deflection and focusing by electric and magnetic fields
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(used with a sing. v.) the study and use of the physical and optical properties of beams of electrons under the influence of electric or magnetic fields.
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|Noun||1.||electron optics - the branch of electronics that deals with beams of electrons and their focusing and deflection by magnetic fields|
electronics - the branch of physics that deals with the emission and effects of electrons and with the use of electronic devices
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