molecular beam epitaxy


Definition of molecular beam epitaxy

: a process for manufacturing microelectronic devices by depositing very thin layers of material on a substrate crystal one layer of molecules at a time

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First Known Use of molecular beam epitaxy

1971, in the meaning defined above

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“Molecular beam epitaxy.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 3 Aug. 2021.

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