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PHOTORESIST [1 record]

Record 1 2010-12-10


Subject field(s)
  • Printed Circuits and Microelectronics
  • Photoengraving
  • Computer Graphics

A film-forming material, sensitive to light or other radiation, such that later processing will result in changes in either the exposed or unexposed areas exclusively.


  • Circuits imprimés et micro-électronique
  • Photogravure
  • Infographie

[...] la résine photosensible a des appellations et des qualités diverses suivant les fabricants et les applications. On les appelle en général des photoresists et portent le nom d'origine tel que K.P.R. (Kodak Photo-Resist) [...]. Ces résines ont la propriété de se polymériser lorsqu'elles sont insolées par des rayons ultraviolets.


Campo(s) temático(s)
  • Circuitos impresos y microelectrónica
  • Fotograbado
  • Gráficos de computadora

Se han introducido detectores electrónicos y resinas fotosensibles (materiales formados por una fina capa de plástico cuya resistencia a ataques químicos cambia cuando se expone a la acción de haces de electrones o rayos X), que han reemplazado a la película fotográfica en muchas aplicaciones.

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