implanted atom

implanted atom

[im′plant·əd ′ad·əm]
(electronics)
An atom introduced into semiconductor material by ion implantation.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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As the crystalline lattice of silicon has a regularly ordered atomic structure, implanted atoms tend to penetrate through the ordered spacing of the lattice and reach the deeper region.