thin-film circuit

thin-film circuit

[′thin ¦film ′sər·kət]
(electronics)
A circuit in which the passive components and conductors are produced as films on a substrate by evaporation or sputtering; active components may be similarly produced or mounted separately.
McGraw-Hill Dictionary of Scientific & Technical Terms, 6E, Copyright © 2003 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.
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The receiver is constructed as a flexible thin-film circuit intended for mounting between the inner and outer sheath, with the conductors on a diameter as shown in the axial section of Figure 1(c).
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