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ion implantation

noun, Electronics.
1.
a method of implanting impurities below the surface of a solid, usually a semiconductor, by bombarding the solid with a beam of ions of the impurity.
Origin
1960-1965
1960-65
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  • Normally, this is accomplished either by ion implantation or by some type of epitaxial growth.
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ion implantation

noun
1.
a technique used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices in which impurities are implanted by means of beams of electrically accelerated ions
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