epitaxy

[ep-i-tak-see]
noun, plural epitaxies. Crystallography.
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epitaxy or epitaxis (ˈɛpɪˌtæksɪ)
 
n
the growth of a thin layer on the surface of a crystal so that the layer has the same structure as the underlying crystal
 
epitaxis or epitaxis
 
n
 
epitaxial or epitaxis
 
adj

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We used silane in the semiconductor industry for epitaxy for years.
In situ metrology during the growth of compound semiconductors by molecular beam epitaxy.
Elastic effects and phase segregation during the growth of thin alloy layers by molecular-beam epitaxy.
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