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electron image tube, image tube, image converter
1. A tool which projects an optical image generated by electromagnetic radiation from a photosensitive surface onto a fluorescent screen.
2. An electron tube which reproduces on its fluorescent screen an image of the optical image or other irradiation pattern arriving at or striking its photosensitive surface.
3. A cathode-ray tube that has a photoemissive mosaic upon which an optical image is projected, and an electron gun to scan the mosaic and to convert the optical image into a corresponding electrical current.
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