Czochralski process

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Czochralski process

[chə′kräl·skē ‚präs·əs]
(crystallography)
A method of producing large single crystals by inserting a small seed crystal of germanium, silicon, or other semiconductor material into a crucible filled with similar molten material, then slowly pulling the seed up from the melt while rotating it.
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Here, we present a case study corresponding to the first regional CZ process conducted in Chile, and discuss its potential contribution to achieving a truly integrated management that considers the physical, biological and social dimensions of the northern Patagonian Fjords, a particularly pristine and underdeveloped area of southern Chile.
The main conflicts identified by coastal zone users during the Aysen CZ process were: