microcircuitry


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microcircuitry

[¦mī·krō′sər·kə·trē]
(electronics)
Electronic circuit structures that are orders of magnitude smaller and lighter than circuit structures produced by the most compact combinations of discrete components. Also known as microelectronic circuitry; microminiature circuitry.
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Our insurance claims data shows that equipment with microcircuitry is likely to break down in new ways that are difficult to diagnose and repair.
A MEMS device, which is much too small to be seen with the human eye, contains microcircuitry on the tiny silicon chip into which some mechanical device, such as a mirror or a sensor, has been manufactured.
The electronic book is made of plastics and microcircuitry, with a range of finishes expected to be available, from punk to professional.
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Over the next few years, advances in microcircuitry will result in displays becoming part of the system instead of a separate component.
On the design side, for example, sophisticated VLSI design and simulation systems enable the efficient and correct design of microcircuitry, and programming environments enable the efficient design of software.
Computers in every form, from microcircuitry embedded in a switch to the largest systems running simulations on real-time data, are critically important tools for manufacturers.
Comparable advances have occurred in microcircuitry, data processing, software and storage systems.