microcapacitor

microcapacitor

[¦mī·krō·kə′pas·əd·ər]
(electronics)
Any very small capacitor used in microelectronics, usually consisting of a thin film of dielectric material sandwiched between electrodes.
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He used percolative theory and microcapacitor modeling to explain these results.
of Illinois' Chicago campus, Jordan Maclay, director of the new microfabrication applications laboratory, and Peter Hesketh co-administer a research team to study a sensor based on a microcapacitor.
The spacing of the microcapacitor plates, each of which is coated with a number of thin, porous islands of metal film, can vary from hundreds to thousands of angstroms.