photoresist

[foh-toh-ri-zist]
noun
Electronics. a photosensitive liquid polymer, used in photolithography to produce integrated circuits.

Origin:
1950–55; photo- + resist

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The window is treated with a photoresist adhesion promoter, coated with photoresist, and baked in a convection oven.
The photoresist grating pattern is exposed with a flat-top beam holographic station.
The photoresist is exposed with the computer-controlled laser and then chemically developed to form the desired patterned mask.
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