atomic layer deposition

noun

Definition of atomic layer deposition 

: a technique for depositing a film onto a surface in monolayers by utilizing a self-limiting chemical reaction 20nm of aluminium oxide was used as a gate insulator, built-up by atomic layer deposition over a seed layer of oxidised aluminium on the graphene surface.— Steve Bush

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1991, in the meaning defined above

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