physical electronics


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physical electronics

[′fiz·ə·kəl ‚i‚lek′trän·iks]
(electronics)
The study of physical phenomena basic to electronics, such as discharges, thermionic and field emission, and conduction in semiconductors and metals.
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Presenter: Paul Palmberg, Physical Electronics, Wednesday, Oct.
The PHI Quantum 2000 Scanning ESCA Microprobe, from Physical Electronics Inc.
The high-voltage feedthrough and two other conductors are connected to a unit designed by Physical Electronics that tells the high-voltage electronics whether it is safe to enable high voltage.
The Quantum 2000 ESCA Microprobe from Physical Electronics, Eden Prairie, Minn.
Applied Materials, KLA-Tencor, Leica, JEOL, Hitachi, Carl Zeiss Microelectronic Systems GmbH, Nanometrics, Physical Electronics, Schlumberger, Topcon, Solid State Measurments, Rigaku, Axic, Jipelec, Sentech Instruments GmbH, Secon GmbH, Philips, Jordan Valley Semiconductors, KLA-Tencor, Nanometrics, Aquila Instruments, Leica Microsystems, PHI-Evans, Thermo Nicolet, Accent Optical Technologies, Veeco, SigmaTechm, Timbre Technologies, TEL, Nanometrics, Therma-Wave, Rudolph Technologies, Leica, Lasertec, Lam Research, Nikon, , Accent Optical Technologies, Nova Measuring Instruments Ltd.
SEM and AFM vendors like Hitachi and Veeco should reap the benefits, as will firms like Physical Electronics, JEOL and Atomika, which make auger and SIMs-type instruments for quality control analysis.
Morris is a scientist and engineer who has specialized in physical electronics and electromagnetic fields for 17 years.

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