chemical vapor deposition


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chemical vapor deposition

[′kem·i·kəl ¦vā·pər ‚dep·ə′zish·ən]
(solid-state physics)
The growth of thin solid films on a crystalline substrate as the result of thermochemical vapor-phase reactions. Abbreviated CVD.
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These diamond films still cost more than those made by chemical vapor deposition, but two companies are developing commercial applications of the new process, Davanloo says.
The crystals were formed using chemical vapor deposition to deposit germanium inside the fiber.
For example, they have used the laser and a technique called chemical vapor deposition to lay down patterns of platinum or cobalt in the newly shaped silicon.
Researchers at the Carnegie Institution's Geophysical Laboratory, Washington, D.C., have learned to produce 10-carat, 1.2-cm thick single-crystal diamonds at rapid growth rates (100 [micro]m/ hr) using a chemical vapor deposition (CVD) process.
Margrave and his colleagues propose to use CFCs to stabilize the conversion of methane to carbon in their patented process for chemical vapor deposition of diamond films on substrates at relatively low temperatures.
CNTs are then grown from these resist dots using chemical vapor deposition (CVD) at 750[degrees]C.
Finally, they lay down copper in those areas, using a newly developed starting compoung and a process called chemical vapor deposition.

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