silicon-on-insulator


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silicon-on-insulator

[′sil·ə·kən ȯn ′in·sə‚lād·ər]
(electronics)
A semiconductor manufacturing technology in which thin films of single-crystalline silicon are grown over an electrically insulating substrate.
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About 40 papers from a May 2009 symposium, by contributors working in North America, Europe, Asia, and South America, reveal the latest work on silicon-on-insulator (SOI) materials and characterization, device technology, device physics and modeling, device process technology, simulations for nanoscale SOI devices, and circuit technology.
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