microalloy transistor

microalloy transistor

[¦mī·krō′al‚ȯi tran′zis·tər]
(electronics)
A transistor in which the emitter and collector electrodes are formed by etching depressions, then electroplating and alloying a thin film of the impurity metal to the semiconductor wafer, somewhat as in a surface-barrier transistor.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.