iconoscope
noun Etymology: from Iconoscope, a trademark Date: 1932 a camera tube containing an electron gun and a photoemissive mosaic screen of which each cell produces a charge proportional to the varying light intensity of the image focused on the screen

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  • iconoscope — [ ikɔnɔskɔp ] n. m. • 1902; autre sens 1866; de icono et scope ♦ Audiovis. Forme primitive de la caméra électronique. ● iconoscope nom masculin L un des premiers tubes électroniques analyseurs d image, destiné aux caméras de télévision.… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

  • iconoscope — ☆ iconoscope [ī kän′ə skōp΄ ] n. [ ICONO + SCOPE] a television camera electron tube, consisting of a vacuum tube enclosing a photosensitive plate on which the image is projected and an electron gun that scans the image with a narrow focused beam …   English World dictionary

  • Iconoscope — The Iconoscope was the name given to an early television camera tube in which a beam of high velocity electrons scans a photoemissive mosaic. A research group at RCA headed by Vladimir Zworykin introduced the Iconoscope in 1934 [… …   Wikipedia

  • Iconoscope — Unité complet d iconoscope, retiré d une caméra de télé aux USA, 1955. L’iconoscope est un tube analyseur de caméra. Il est inventé par Vladimir Zworykin en 1923. Le tube de dissection de l image est mis au point par Philo Farnsworth peu de temps …   Wikipédia en Français

  • iconoscope — ikonoskopas statusas T sritis fizika atitikmenys: angl. iconoscope vok. Ikonoskop, n rus. иконоскоп, m pranc. iconoscope, m …   Fizikos terminų žodynas

  • iconoscope — /uy kon euh skohp /, n. a television camera tube in which a beam of high velocity electrons scans a photoemissive mosaic. Cf. orthicon. [1930 35; formerly trademark; see ICONO , SCOPE] * * * …   Universalium

  • iconoscope — noun an early television camera having a mosaic of photoactive cells …   Wiktionary

  • iconoscope — (entrée créée par le supplément) (i ko no sko p ) s. m. Instrument destiné à donner du relief aux images planes examinées avec les deux yeux. ÉTYMOLOGIE    Du grec, image, et, examiner …   Dictionnaire de la Langue Française d'Émile Littré

  • iconoscope — i·con·o·scope || aɪ kÉ‘nÉ™skəʊp / kÉ’n n. early tube of a television camera in which a picture is transformed into electrical impulses; section of a video camera wherein light is transformed into electric waves …   English contemporary dictionary

  • iconoscope —    A part of a video camera in which light is converted into electric waves …   Glossary of Art Terms

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