Glossary of terms

This page gives you a brief explanation of some of the terms you may see in our ingester documentation.

RecordA record refers to a single system and all of the information that is linked to that system. Click here to see an example of a record for GaN.
SystemA system refers to the upper most level of a material or part of interest. Examples of systems are:
  • An ionic liquid like 1-ethyl-3-methylimidazolium ethylsulfate
  • An alloy like Ti-6Al-4V
  • A polymer like PMMA
  • A coating like a fluoroacrylate
  • A think layer high-voltage device 

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