etch in

etch something in(to) something

 and etch something in
to erode a design or message into something, usually with acid. They etched their family crest into their good crystal. He etched in his initials.
See also: etch
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Popular applications include silicon nitride and oxide dielectric etch in addition to a wide variety of polymer etch treatments.
Popular applications for the Tegal 900 series plasma etch systems include silicon nitride and oxide dielectric etch in addition to a wide variety of polymer etch treatments.
The role of dielectric etch in semiconductor manufacturing is becoming increasingly critical, particularly for vias and contacts which are expected to number 1 billion per chip and emerge as the next critical bottleneck for new chip designs," said Dr.