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With over 2000 terms defined and explained, Semiconductor Glossary is the most complete reference in the field of semiconductors on the market today.


Including some 500 new terms defined and remaining terms updated and modified, a 2nd edition book version of this glossary is now available.

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VLS growth  Vapor-Liquid-Solid growth technique is used to form nanowires on Si substrate.
nanowire  general term referring to strongly two-dimensionally confined (ultra-small diameter in deep sub-100 nm regime) pieces of a solid in the form of tubes, rods, and similar elongated cylindrical structures; very high surface to volume ratio; possible building blocks of functional digital systems in post-CMOS era; nanowires can be divided into organic (carbon nanotube) and inorganic (semiconductor, e.g. silicon and metal, e.g. platinum).
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.

This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.

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