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Thin Foil Automatic Mask Holder

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000051381D
Original Publication Date: 1981-Jan-01
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2005-Feb-10

Publishing Venue

IBM

Related People

Authors:
Christensen, RG [+details]

Abstract

A frame to hold flat and smooth a very thin foil mask (<.001" thick) is provided. As circuitry becomes more dense, much thinner masks are required in order to obtain smaller diameter holes and narrower line widths. The thinner the masks become, the more difficult they are to handle.