photomask


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photomask

(ˈfəʊtəʊˌmɑːsk)
n
(Printing, Lithography & Bookbinding) an opaque image on a transparent plate that is used to filter light so the image can be transferred, used to etch patterns for integrated circuits
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Technavio, a tech-focused market research firm, has published a new report on the global photomask market, which is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 3% during the forecast period 2017-2021.
The photomask market is largely dependent on growth in the overall semiconductor industry.
Where less UV light penetrates the photomask, there's less breakdown of the photosensitive coatings, called photoresists, that cover chips during processing.
Using patent-pending photomask technology and processes created by DuPont Photomasks and Ion, the advanced ESD audit service is aimed at improving wafer yields by identifying and eliminating the sources of ESD in the photomask path.
Photo: (color) A consolidation in the market has hel ped photomask manufacturer Align-Rite International Inc.