Metal Oxide Semiconductor

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metal oxide semiconductor

[′med·əl ¦äk‚sīd ′sem·i·kən‚dək·tər]
(solid-state physics)
A metal insulator semiconductor structure in which the insulating layer is an oxide of the substrate material; for a silicon substrate, the insulating layer is silicon dioxide (SiO2). Abbreviated MOS.

Metal Oxide Semiconductor

(MOS) The three materials used to form a gate in the most common kind of Field Effect Transistor - a MOSFET.

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