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  • n. A transparent quartz block marked with many high-resolution images; a series of them are used in the photolithography of integrated circuits, one for each layer


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  • They typically etch chip designs onto a glass material called a photomask, which is then used to replicate the pattern onto silicon wafers.

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  • The When designing a PCB, great attention is dictate that all airborne equipment must second alternative, photoengraving, uses paid to the pathways or signal traces that use printed circuits, the technology didn't a computer and a laser printer to produce the electrons will follow as they move from begin to offer signi fi cant technical and price an etch-resistant photomask that is glued one component to the next.

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  • High-end FPD and IC photomask sales increased sequentially

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  • The "tape out" means that the artwork for the photomask of a circuit is sent to manufacturing.

  • Han joined Samsung in 1983 and was promoted to photomask team vice president in 2004.

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  • MAPPER's machine provides a highly cost-effective way of making the next generation of chips because it significantly reduces costs by eliminating the photomask while simultaneously providing the ultimate in resolution and high productivity.

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  • Mask Etcher MLS, where MLS stands for Manual Load System, will allow photomask manufacturers to smoothly transition from wet etch capabilities to a more advanced dry etch performance.

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  • "The MLS will support wet etch technology users in the photomask industry as they transition to dry etch technologies," stated Ed Ostan, executive vice president of sales

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  • Plasma-Therm, founded in 1974, is a supplier of advanced plasma process equipment that caters to various specialty markets including photomask, solid state lighting, thin film head and compound semiconductor.

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  • Zeiss announced today that Zeiss 'next-generation photomask registration and overlay metrology system has successfully passed a key development milestone.

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