physical vapor deposition


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physical vapor deposition

[‚fiz·i·kəl ′vā·pər ‚dep·ə‚zish·ən]
(materials)
A thin-film deposition process in which a material (metal, alloy, compound, cermet, or composite) is either evaporated or sputtered onto a substrate in a vacuum. Abbreviated PVD.
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