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planar

[′plā·nər]
(mathematics)
Lying in or pertaining to a euclidean plane.

planar

A technique developed by Fairchild Instruments that creates transistor sublayers by forcing chemicals under pressure into exposed areas. Planar superseded the mesa process and was a major step toward creating the chip.
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The aim of this proposal is to establish a research group at the University of Edinburgh which will investigate relations between the planar and non-planar sectors.
The new Planar UltraRes 4K displays provide native ultra-high definition resolution (3840 x 2160), outstanding image quality and a range of configurations.
The m70L expands upon the benefits of the Planar m-Series family of commercial-grade LCDs, and shares the same connectivity, menu systems, electronics and styling in order to ensure seamless and cost-effective display integration for any application.
The planar waveguide process involves placing glass fibres on silicon chips in order to provide pathways capable of routing a light signal between fiber optic strands.
For uniaxial tension, uniaxial compression and planar tension (pure shear) testing, the force always acts in a single direction.
In March 1994, Planar introduced Integral Contrast Enhancement (ICE(TM)), a new proprietary manufacturing process that has doubled the contrast and luminance of Planar EL displays with the added benefit of lowering the overall cost to display users by eliminating the need for contrast enhancing polarizing filters.
The New Planar Responsive Design Website (Photo: Business Wire)
The desktop of the future is touch, and the Planar Helium multi-touch monitor delivers the ultimate touch experience," said Cris Derr, product marketing director for Planar Systems.
A replay of the webcast will be available through September 13, 2012, and a transcript of the management commentary portion of the call will be posted on the Planar Web site.
The Planar Mosaic architectural video wall was chosen by Commercial Integrator magazine to join an exclusive group of products deemed the most noteworthy at InfoComm 2012 with its BEST (Best Electronics Systems Technologies) Award.
With a range of display sizes, Planar UltraLux Series is available in wall-mount or free-standing models, providing customers a wide range of display options for their digital signage applications.
Planar Mosaic Project Designer allows anyone to create and share their own renderings for the award-winning Planar Mosaic architectural video wall solution