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mass spectrumA spectrum that displays the distribution in mass or in mass-to-charge ratio of ionized atoms, molecules or molecular parts. Mass spectrums are typically recorded by instruments utilized in mass spectrometry.
enhanced graphic adaptor (EGA)An image processing device that displays pseudocolor images by assigning colors to the gray scales according to look-up...
visual storage tubeAn electron tube that stores and visually displays information by means of a cathode-ray-beam-scanning and charge-storage...
active-matrix OLED (AMOLED) displayAn OLED display that has an integrated electronic backplane as its substrate. Active-matrix OLED displays use at least two...
aspect ratioWith respect to pictorial displays, the ratio of the width to the height. The television standard in the US is 4:3....
deformation constantAny of the constants that relate the tendency of the director to remain parallel to restoring torques throughout the media....
character generation cathode-ray tubeA cathode-ray tube that generates symbols for use in other displays. The tube operates by scanning specific characters on...
infrared image tubeAn image converter that produces a visible image based on the infrared emittance of the object. The infrared energy is...
twisted nematic phaseA form of liquid crystal widely used in displays, achieved by sandwiching a liquid crystal material between two substrates...
telepresenceThe use of head-mounted displays and body-operated remote actuators to control distant machinery. Provides a virtual...
radioautographThe photographic image of a thin specimen having a radioactive isotope that, formed through contact between the specimen and...
jitter1. In relation to cathode-ray tube displays, errors in the signal's amplitude, phase or both that result in small, rapid...
virtual reality systemA computer-based system that interacts with the user to create a three-dimensional, artificially simulated world that...
optically isotropic crystalA transparent crystalline substance that displays the same optical properties (i.e. refractive index) in all directions such...
liquid crystalA type of material that possesses less geometrical regularity or order than normal solid crystals, and whose order varies in...
active-matrixAn OLED display that has an integrated electronic backplane as its substrate. Active-matrix OLED displays use at least two...
cathode-ray outputA term used in data processing to describe a cathode-ray tube that displays graphic or character data.
electroluminescent (EL) displayThe utilization of the light produced when electrical energy is directly converted into light within devices used for visual...
character generatorComputer hardware or firmware that accesses character patterns stored in read-only memory and displays them at specific...
electrocapillarity modulatorA type of optical modulator with potential application in optical switching and displays, in which applied voltage causes a...
cathode-ray graphic displayA cathode-ray tube, driven by a computer, that receives impulses of information from the computer and displays it in a...

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