Ross, Sydney Department of Chemistry, Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York.
- Thin films
- Self-supported films
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A material in which one spatial dimension, thickness, is much smaller than the other two. Films can be conveniently classified as those that support themselves and those that exist only as layers on top of a supporting substrate. The latter are known as thin films and have their own specialized science and technology.
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