Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor


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Complementary Metal Oxide Semiconductor

(integrated circuit)
(CMOS) A semiconductor fabrication technology using a combination of n- and p-doped semiconductor material to achieve low power dissipation. Any path through a gate through which current can flow includes both n and p type transistors. Only one type is turned on in any stable state so there is no static power dissipation and current only flows when a gate switches in order to charge the parasitic capacitance.
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The LO switch function is managed using an externally controlled complementary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) compatible interface.
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