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Substrate (materials science)
Substrate is a term used in materials science to describe the base material on which processing is conducted to produce new film or layers of material such as deposited coatings.
Additional recommended knowledge
A typical substrate might be a metal, onto which a coating might be deposited by any of the following processes:
Substrate may be also an engineered surface where an unintended or natural process occurs, like in:
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