BiCMOS


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BiCMOS

(hardware)
A manufacturing process for semiconductor devices that combines bipolar and CMOS to give the best balance between available output current and power consumption.

BiCMOS

(BIpolarCMOS) A type of integrated circuit that uses both bipolar and CMOS technologies. The logic gates are primarily made of CMOS, but their output stages use bipolar junction transistors (BJTs). Bipolar transistors consume more current (and therefore dissipate more power), but which switch faster. See bipolar and MOSFET.
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35 micron SiGe BiCMOS process has been helping our customers achieve the demanding performance specifications and cost targets of wireless and wireline transceivers, and is now being increasingly adopted for tuner applications," said Marco Racanelli, vice president of technology and engineering at Jazz Semiconductor.
austriamicrosystems' business unit Full Service Foundry has successfully positioned itself in the analog/mixed-signal foundry market offering well-established RF CMOS, High-Voltage CMOS, BiCMOS and SiGe-BiCMOS processes.
Wafers are manufactured based on ultra-modern modular CMOS and BiCMOS processes with technologies ranging from 1.
featuring High Voltage CMOS, Bipolar-CMOS-DMOS (BCD), RFCMOS and SiGe BiCMOS processes for the manufacture of highly integrated analog systems-on-chip (SOCs), a concept often relegated to the digital realm.
Jazz Semiconductor is an independent wafer foundry focused primarily on specialty CMOS process technologies, including High Voltage CMOS, SiGe BiCMOS, and RFCMOS for the manufacture of highly integrated analog and mixed-signal semiconductor devices.
Jazz currently offers successive generations of its SiGe BiCMOS process, which supports the features that will facilitate TechnoConcepts' innovative designs as we focus on capturing market share in our next generation products," said Turgeon.