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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While photomasks are available for purchase from commercial vendors, this section describes how to rapidly fabricate a photomask in a clean room.
The image and the outcome of the analyses showed that photo calcium matte delivered the best contrast-resolution for Photomask linewidth Standard developed by NIST.
Patterned polymer structures can be easily generated by irradiating the polymer film in the presence of a photomask. No darkroom or other special equipment is needed and the entire process can be carried out conveniently in a chemical laboratory.
The S-FIL templates are made using the standard photomask fused silica substrates.
A team at the University of Washington in Seattle has added a new twist to the light-blocking patterns, or photomasks, used like stencils in microchip manufacturing.
In another blow to job prospects in the North , Texas-based DuPont Photomasks yesterday confirmed that it will be closing its Hamilton manufacturing facility in Scotland.
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.
The acquisition adds to Bruker's leadership position in automated atomic force microscopy for semiconductor photomask and wafer metrology.
Technavio's analysts forecast the global photomask market to grow at a CAGR of 2.37% during the period 2016-2020.
CLEVELAND -- Under fire by an activist shareholder, OM Group has agreed to be acquired by a major private equity firm, which in turn will flip the PCB and photomask businesses to a third party.
According to the recently published TechSci Research report, “United States Photomask Market Forecast & Opportunities, 2019,” the photomask market in the United States is forecast to reach USD474.58 billion by 2019.The Western region dominates the photomask market in the US, in terms of revenue share, due to the presence of a large number of semiconductor and FPD manufacturing facilities in the region.
Manufacturing activities for customers previously serviced from Photronics' Singapore plant will be serviced from the company's other photomask fabrication facilities, including Korea and Taiwan.