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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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TJ Green Associates, LLC is global provider of teaching and consulting services to companies that assemble and package hybrids, multichip modules, and other types of packaged microcircuits.
This was effective in deterring counterfeiters, but added more time to the delivery of microcircuits to customers and additional costs to DLA.
Suppliers who provide DLA electronic microcircuits will be required to provide items marked with a unique, botanical SigNature DNA mark.
Sarnoff's GEM technology emulates microcircuits from a broad range of technology families while meeting the physical, electrical, quality, and environmental specifications of the original devices without requiring changes to system documentation.
It serves makers of microcircuits, printed circuits and semiconductors.
Sarnoff Corporation announced today that it has been awarded a contract to enhance its existing microcircuit reverse engineering capabilities used for the remanufacturing of obsolete military quality microcircuits for the Department of Defense (DoD) under the Industrial Base Innovation Fund (IBIF).
It will replicate the state-of-the-art facilities at other DuPont Microcircuit Materials plants in the United Kingdom, United States, Puerto Rico and Japan.
PCN's Grid MicroCircuits are based on our award-winning, and patented iPLC[TM] powerline communication technology, which can consistently communicate high QoS data at 250 Kbps or higher over multiple miles and burst at 20 Mbps through existing infrastructure without any special hardware.
BOSTON -- SatCon Technology Corporation[R] (Nasdaq CM: SATC), today announced that its SatCon Electronics division, a designer and manufacturer of high reliability power management components, has successfully passed audits by the United States Defense Supply Center in Columbus, Ohio (DSCC) to maintain certification to manufacture space-qualified products to MIL-PRF-38534 Hybrid Microcircuit Class K standards.
With that newfound capability, the transistor could also become a stellar device for optical uses, such as computer displays, high-speed telecommunications, and light-based microcircuits, says Milton Feng of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
For systems designers involved in Department of Defense programs, this action simplifies procurement and support tasks for high-reliability microcircuits they select.
Not far off, say the technology's developers, are photonic microcircuits that process light beams the way today's microelectronics chips process electric currents.