epitaxy epitaxy

Definition(s):

  • (n) growing a crystal layer of one mineral on the crystal base of another mineral in such a manner that its crystalline orientation is the same as that of the substrate

Usage(s):

  • Another researcher, Alfred Cho, uses a process called molecular-beam epitaxy to tailor-make new semiconducting and optical materials by spraying wafers with thin layers of atoms or .

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