electron-beam gun

Definition: Component of cathode-ray tube in e.g. television or monitor: used to produce a continuous beam of electrons moving at uniform speed in a straight line. * Consists of (a) cathode which emits electrons (b) anode which accelerates the electrons through a hole or between a set of plates. * May be found in other devices e.g. for electron beam deposition: using electron beam to deposit mineral material onto lenses during multi-coating operations.

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