photomask

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photomask

[′fōd·ō‚mask]
(electronics)
A film or glass negative that has many high-resolution images, used in the production of semiconductor devices and integrated circuits.

photomask

An opaque image on a translucent plate that is used as a light filter to transfer an image from one device to another. See chip.
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Technavio, a tech-focused market research firm, has published a new report on the global photomask market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 3% during the forecast period 2017-2021.
While photomasks are widely used in the manufacture of TFT-LCD display panels, growth in LED and Laser panel display markets is expected to benefit the overall demand for photomasks in the FPD industry in the US, over the next five years.
Tiny 3-D structures are tough to construct with conventional photomasks, which generally yield flat components, notes Folch.
Using patent-pending photomask technology and processes created by DuPont Photomasks and Ion, the advanced ESD audit service is aimed at improving wafer yields by identifying and eliminating the sources of ESD in the photomask path.