(FED) A type of flat panel display in which field emitting cathodes bombard a phosphor coating causing it to emit light.
A field emission display is similar to a cathode ray tube but only a few millimeters thick. They use a large array of fine metal tips or carbon nanotubes (which are the most efficient electron emitters known), to emit electrons through a process known as field emission. Many of these are behind each phosphor dot so FEDs do not display dead pixels like LCDs even if 20% of the emitters fail. Sony is researching FED because it is the flat-panel technology that comes closest to matching the picture of a CRT.
- Field-emission microscope
[feeld-i-mish-uh n] /ˈfild ɪˌmɪʃ ən/ noun 1. a device in which electrons liberated by field emission are accelerated toward a fluorescent screen to form a magnified image of the emitting surface.
noun 1. an event in a track meet that involves throwing something, as a discus or javelin, or jumping and is not performed on the running track. noun 1. a competition, such as the discus, high jump, etc, that takes place on a field or similar area as opposed to those on the running track
[feel-der] /ˈfil dər/ noun 1. Baseball, Cricket. a player who the ball. 2. Baseball. any of the players of the infield or the outfield, especially an outfielder. [feeld] /fild/ noun 1. an expanse of open or cleared ground, especially a piece of land suitable or used for pasture or tillage. 2. Sports. 3. Baseball. 4. […]
noun 1. a military exercise in which mock warfare is staged between two forces.