Definition of Image orthicon

1. Noun. A now obsolete picture pickup tube in a television camera; electrons emitted from a photoemissive surface in proportion to the intensity of the incident light are focused onto the target causing secondary emission of electrons.

Exact synonyms: Orthicon
Generic synonyms: Television Pickup Tube, Television-camera Tube

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Image Orthicon

image amplifier
image breaker
image compression
image consultant
image copies
image copy
image cytometry
image enhancement
image field
image intensifier
image macro
image macros
image map
image maps
image orthicon (current term)
image processing
image real
image scanner
image space
image spaces
image tube
image virtual

Literary usage of Image orthicon

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1. Science by American Association for the Advancement of Science (1883)
"The conventional television image orthicon tube depends first upon conversion of the x-ray image to a visual image, which in turn is converted by the target ..."

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