Definitions for "Passivation"
(sc) the final layer in a semiconductor device, forming a hermetic seal over the circuit elements. Plasma nitride and silicon dioxide are materials primarily used for passivation.
Insulating layer directly over a circuit or circuit element to protect the surface from contaminants, moisture, or particles.
An acid dipping treatment applied to stainless steel to remove contaminants and improve corrosion resistance.
A method of releasing an EJB's resources without destroying the bean. In this way, a bean is made to be persistent, and can be recalled without the overhead of instantiation. See Enterprise JavaBean (EJB).