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lithography

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lithographyli‧thog‧ra‧phy /lɪˈθɒɡrəfi $ lɪˈθɑː-/ noun [uncountable]  AVPa method of printing in which a pattern is cut into stone or metal so that ink sticks to some parts of it and not otherslithographic /ˌlɪθəˈɡræfɪk◂/ adjective
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lithographyThe device is fabricated in Gallium Arsenide using electron beam lithography to define special side-gated channels.Several chapters cover the basics of clean room technology, e.g., lithography, etching and layer deposition techniques.Where the technique of etching fell woefully short, he discovered, the art of lithography excelled.It was therefore left to Lear to realise the full potential of lithography, and to revolutionise bird illustration in the process.A delicate process of lithography brings out the richness of the bird's colouring on Coalport's finest bone china.This year Minton also began to practise lithography.As a means of reproducing plates in illustrated texts, lithography had not been in use for even a decade.
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