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planar

[′plā·nər]
(mathematics)
Lying in or pertaining to a euclidean plane.

planar

A technique developed by Fairchild Instruments that creates transistor sublayers by forcing chemicals under pressure into exposed areas. Planar superseded the mesa process and was a major step toward creating the chip.
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The capacitance was decreased owing to roughness, over etching and non planarity of the suspended bridge.
Apart from the projectivity and reprojection error being the fundamental scene model constraint, additional conditions of linearity and planarity of 3D points and lens distortion effect can be defined in the environment.
High stiffness for good web planarity and pouch stand-ability.
There is provided a polishing pad which can make planarity improvement and scratch decrease compatible.
Probe card repair also is facilitated because the card can be disassembled and reassembled without planarity or X/Y position adjustments.
Similarly, WHATCHECK revealed that RMS Z-score for bond lengths, RMS Z-score for bond angles, omega angle restraints, side chain planarity, improper dihedral distribution, outside distribution are 0.
hamiltoniciy, planarity, connectivity, and subgraphs; and examples of diverse applications.
ENIG, with a nickel barrier thickness of 50-150 [micro]in under 3-10 [micro]in of gold, presents uniform thickness and planarity.
Says Herbert Groothues, product-line director for opto-electronics in the High Performance Polymers business unit, "Problems arise with thickness distribution and the fact that the spin-coated layer shrinks when cured, so it affects the planarity of the disc.
It will have non-uniformity all across it, both in planarity as well as hardness, because a spot that's draining well will be much harder than a spot that is not.