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ion implantation

noun Electronics.
  1. a method of implanting impurities below the surface of a solid, usually a semiconductor, by bombarding the solid with a beam of ions of the impurity.
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Origin of ion implantation

First recorded in 1960–65
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British Dictionary definitions for ion implantation

ion implantation

noun
  1. a technique used in the manufacture of semiconductor devices in which impurities are implanted by means of beams of electrically accelerated ions
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