epitaxial

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epitaxy +‎ -al

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epitaxial (not comparable)

  1. Of, pertaining to, or employing epitaxy
    • 1994, D. M. Lee; D. Ruprecht; D. Hymes; W. Huber, “Surface Characterization of Heat Treated Silicon Wafers”, in H[oward] R. Huff, W. Bergholz, and K[ōji] Sumino, editors, Semiconductor Silicon/1994: Proceedings of the Seventh International Symposium on Silicon Materials Science and Technology (Electronics Division Proceedings; 94-10), The Electrochemical Society, →ISBN, page 241:
      It should be noted that a high temperature anneal in Ar, H2, or high vacuum is a well established pre-epitaxial growth step by which a native oxide film is removed to obtain a good quality epitaxial layer [].

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