Silane Family of silicon-hydrogen compounds with the general molecular formula Si n H 2n+2 or Si n H 2n (annular "cyclo"-silanes), which serve a variety of purposes as coating materials. Silanes attach
Polyimide Family of polymers based on the imide monomer. beruhen. Polyimides are characterised by extreme resistance to high temperatures, which makes them fit for use for example in aircraft engines,
PWIS Acronym of Paint-Wetting Impairment Substances . These substances are comprised in silicones , fluorinated substances, many oils, lubricants and release agents. PWIS must be carefully avoided and
OAUGDP Acronym for "One Atmosphere Uniform Glow Discharge Plasma”, i.e. a homogeneous glow discharge plasma at regular pressure.
Nanotechnology Nanotechnology deals with the mode of action of matter in its absolutely smallest dimensions. The name is derived from the dimensions of the relevant structures in the range of a few na
Modification Change of the chemical composition or structure of a surface. Surfaces can be modified by means of wet-chemical etching processes, oxidation or reduction, by means of physical processes s
nucleons. Principle of a lithium atom. Illustrated are nucleons (protons and neutrons) and electrons on their electron shell.
processes ( DRIE ; RIE ) are applied. The major fields of application for microtechnology: Micro-electronics: Generation of structures in semiconductors and conductors, in particular by means of photolithography [...] functional parts such as gear wheels, gearboxes and axes, using the manufacturing methods of micro-electronics. Generation of microfluid structures for chemical, biological land medical analyses with channels
Monomer Monomers are molecules which can form basic components for the generation of polymers. bilden können. In general, monomers are saturated compounds of a carbon atom, and the polymers are chains
Microwells Englische Bezeichnung für Mikrotiterplättchen. Die Name legt eine Verwandtschaft mit Mikrowellen nahe, doch dieser Bezug geht völlig fehl. Der englischsprachige Begriff "Well" bedeutet "Nap