Scanning Tunneling Microscope Definition

noun
A type of electron microscope capable of generating a three-dimensional image showing individual atoms: it consists of a moving electrode that scans an object by means of a line of tunneling electrons that flow between the tip of the electrode and the object.
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Other Word Forms of Scanning Tunneling Microscope

Noun

Singular:
scanning tunneling microscope
Plural:
scanning-tunneling-microscopes

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