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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With the increased domestic production of ICs, there will be a surge in the requirement for photomask as a part of the IC manufacturing.
However, soda lime base glass material photomask segment is expected to witness steady growth over the next five years due to relatively low pricing of this material.
Tiny 3-D structures are tough to construct with conventional photomasks, which generally yield flat components, notes Folch.
In October 2000, AMD signed on for the new service at its Fab 25 facility with the goal of reducing photomask loss due to ESD events to zero.