oxide passivation

oxide passivation

[′äk‚sīd ‚pas·ə·vā·shən]
(electronics)
Passivation of a semiconductor surface by producing a layer of an insulating oxide on the surface.
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The addition of Cr to iron leads to an improvement in corrosion resistance by replacing the iron oxide passivation layer with Cr oxide [20].
The efficiency enhancement of the mc-Si solar cells was observed after by applying silicon oxide passivation layer grown by two-step thermal oxidation (TO) method.
Corrosion control is promoted by the formation of an adherent iron oxide passivation layer on carbon steel surfaces.