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microcircuit

a miniature electronic circuit, esp one in which a number of permanently connected components are contained in one small chip of semiconducting material

microcircuit

A miniaturized, electronic circuit, such as is found on an integrated circuit. See chip and MCM.
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"Since 2005, the increased price of silver has created a challenge for printed electronics manufacturers--a cost competitive market, yet no one can afford to compromise performance and quality," said Scott Gordon, business development manager--DuPont Microcircuit Materials.
The microcircuit contains two subtypes of neurons that are antagonistic-have opposing functions-and that control the level of fear output from the amygdala by acting like a seesaw.
The piezo ceramics are essential in creating the voltage from the vibrations that are useful in microcircuits. Both Henderson and Armstrong emphasize the importance of a capacitor, which stores the mechanical energy created by the ambient vibrations.
As the number of modules per chip continues to multiply in the coming decade, the data traffic is expected to outstrip the information-handling capacity of the electronic microcircuits that carry and route the traffic, says Yurii A.
DuPont was the first multinational company to establish a production facility for thick film microcircuit materials in China.
Aloka's advanced microcircuit technology provides for large-scale integration of the electronic circuit allowing creation of the high-density digital front-end.
Besides the update kit, additional materials are transferred, including components to support the microcircuit card repairs, previously reported via CASREP (casualty report).
Ixion Ceramics, Inc., a Chattanooga, TN-based subsidiary of Ixion Technologies, Inc., design and manufactures microcircuit "packaging" for telecommunications, military, aerospace and other applications.
This work was first reported on April 2, 2003, at the Government Microcircuit Applications and Critical Technology Conference 2003.
What's killing us is the microcircuit technology upgrades every 18 months.
Keyware Technologies NV, a biometric verification company, has opened up the Asian market by signing an original equipment manufacturer deal with Singapore-based Microcircuit Systems PTE Ltd.
Typical applications are aluminum-copper alloy and refractory-metal microcircuit metallization layers, microcircuit insulation layers, photoconductors and luminescent films for display devices, thin-film resistors and capacitors, solid electrolytes, thin-film lasers, and microcircuit photolithographic mask blanks.