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field emission

n.
The emission of electrons from the surface of a conductor, caused by a strong electric field.
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field emission

n
(Electronics) the emission of electrons from a solid or liquid subjected to a high electric field
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Noun1.field emission - the emission of electrons that are stripped from parent atoms by a high electric field
emission - the release of electrons from parent atoms
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This purely quantum mechanical phenomenon is called field emission, and it proved to be a proper tool for the characterization of our tips since it allowed us to gain some useful insights into the sharpness of tungsten tips of our probe [3].
With the generation of pulsed electron source, much attention has been paid to explore cathode emitters of pulsed field emission in the related subjects, such as electron rescattering at sharp metallic tips, emission spectrum of laser-matter interaction, coherent field emission images, laser acceleration of relativistic electrons, and emission mechanism [15-19].
Geometrically Enhanced Photocathodes have been designed to withstand high electric fields without field emission and with minimal introduction of temporal dispersion to the emitted electron distribution.
The JSM-7900F, JEOL's new field emission SEM, is a flexible platform that combines high resolution imaging with nanoscale microanalysis.
Specific topics include fabricating a graphene network with nano-imprint lithography, the self-assembly of graphene nano-ribbons with unsaturated edges, graphene composite materials for supercapacitor electrodes, a field emission device made from a multi-walled carbon nanotube sheet, and large-scale solution-processable graphene-based thin film devices.
Tokyo, Jan 31, 2012 - (JCN Newswire) - Hitachi Ltd and Hitachi High-Technologies Corporation today announced they had received the IEEE Milestone for Hitachi's pioneering development of the world's "First Practical Field Emission Electron Microscope, 1972" from the IEEE, the world's largest professional association in the electrical, electronics, information and communications engineering fields.
Taiwanese TFT-LCD manufacturer AU Optronics Corp (AUO) (TAIEX:2409) (NYSE:AUO) said today that it has signed an agreement to acquire certain assets and technology related to field emission displays (FED) technology.
Specific topics include comparison of SOI FinFETs and bulk FinFETs, analytical modeling of double gate graded-channel SOI transistors for analog applications, and SOI as a platform for transition from micro to nano, as well as diamond-on-SOI field emission device patterning, simulation of hole mobility in DGSOI transistors, a thermal resistance model for multi-finger trench-isolated bipolar transistors on SOI substrate, and pseudo-MOSFET analysis of proton irradiated and annealed SOI wafer.
TOKYO - Field Emission Technologies Inc., an affiliate of Sony Corp., is considering purchasing Pioneer Corp.'s plasma panel factory in Kagoshima Prefecture to make a next-generation flat screen called a field emission display from late 2009, informed sources said Wednesday.

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