miniaturization


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miniaturization

[‚min·ə·chə·rə′zā·shən]
(electronics)
Reduction in the size and weight of a system, package, or component by using small parts arranged for maximum utilization of space.
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Based on the findings of Professor Isaku Kanno of the Graduate School of Engineering at Kobe University on evaluation measurement methods for thin-film piezoelectric elements, and by taking advantage of development synergy created by combining the collective production technologies of the entire ROHM Group, which includes ROHM's ferroelectric technology cultivated for long-term memory, LAPIS Semiconductor's high-sensitivity MEMS/mounting technology, and Kionix's MEMS miniaturization technology, we were able to establish a manufacturing process at LAPIS Semiconductor Miyazaki and provide piezoelectric MEMS optimized for a variety of markets and applications.
Surface Mount Technology (SMT) is the one of the oldest miniaturization methods, having been introduced around 1980.
Development in such essential devices as telephones and computers reflect and obsessive pursuit of miniaturization that requires great technical ingenuity.
In addition to memory and miniaturization, six of the key technological components of this revolution are digital systems, fibre optics, new wireless technologies, satellite technologies, new levels of network intelligence and multi-media networking.
GRENOBLE, France -- CEA-Leti and IPDiA have formed a common lab to capitalize on their complementary expertise in miniaturization and 3D integration on silicon.
The Allegro suite s leading PCB design miniaturization capabilities were first introduced in 2011.
The wild success of miniaturization in electronics has owed largely to how conveniently CMOS transistors scale down.
Given the dramatic miniaturization occurring in the fuel-cell industry, this cannot be far over the horizon.
In addition to miniaturization described above, the others include the interconnectedness of people and things; advances in biology; the acceleration of technology and business processes; the digitization of many products and services; and consumerization.
Design of the product addresses the current trend toward miniaturization of circuit boards and the components mounted on them, says Ferro.
Vage Oganesian will report to China WLCSP's CEO, Wangwei, and be responsible for the company's business and technology vision and direction for its continuing innovation in, and development of, miniaturization technologies for wireless, consumer and computing electronic devices.
For those reasons, APL's miniaturization work is accompanied by research that aims to discover the best ways for their systems to collect aerosols for analysis.

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