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photolithography

Syllabification: pho·to·li·thog·ra·phy
Pronunciation: /ˌfōdōliˈTHäɡrəfē
 
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Definition of photolithography in English:

noun

Lithography using plates made photographically.
Example sentences
  • This mask is then used in a process called photolithography to deposit the portraits in aluminium on to a wafer of silicon.
  • This overall approach has better three-dimensional capabilities and is more flexible and biocompatible than either photolithography or microcontact printing.
  • Core technologies of a company include high-resolution photolithography, microminiature 2-D and 3-D electro-forming, thin-film vacuum deposition, and ion-beam etching.

Derivatives

photolithographic

1
Pronunciation: /-ˌliTHəˈɡrafik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • In Litany, he transposes pages from the passbook into photolithographic prints.
  • Although this is near the photolithographic resolution limit, electron-beam lithography should be able to pattern at smaller resolution, potentially at or below 100 nm.
  • Modern photolithographic publications, such as those privately printed by Duanfang, argued for new attributions.

photolithographically

2
Pronunciation: /-ˌliTHəˈɡrafik(ə)lē/
adverb
Example sentences
  • We present a new method for creating patches of fluid lipid bilayers with conjugated biotin and other compounds down to 1 m resolution using a photolithographically patterned polymer lift-off technique.
  • In particular, we can define geometries by using reactive ion etching to photolithographically pattern a structural material such as silicon nitride deposited on the top of a silicon wafer.
  • To reduce lateral dimensions and reliance on critical photolithographically defined masking steps, the base electrode is formed to have a lateral base electrode extension that extends along a surface of the substrate.

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