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strain, biaxial,  strain in the crystal lattice along two axes typically perpendicular to each other.
strained film  ultra-thin layer of single-crystal material epitaxially grown on the substrate featuring different lattice constant; pseudomorphic material; difference in lattice constant causes lattice of the deposited film to be severely strained; effective mass of electrons in strained material is reduced, and hence, their mobility is higher than in the relaxed material.
strain, uniaxial,  strain in the crystal lattice created predominantly in one direction; e.g. along the length of channel in CMOS gate.
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