miniaturization

(redirected from miniaturize)
Also found in: Dictionary, Thesaurus, Wikipedia.

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.
References in periodicals archive ?
Jizat, "Miniaturize size branch line coupler using open stubs with high low impedances," Progress In Electromagnetic Research Letters, Vol.
Li also noted that the North may have tested a plutonium-based nuclear weapon, instead of uranium-based one, because it is more difficult to miniaturize bombs using uranium.
To miniaturize the camera without reducing optical performance, Sanyo developed a zoom lens with high refraction glass and utilized high packaging density technology along with a high precision design.
Caliper's LabChip systems miniaturize, integrate and automate high volume screening to enable researchers to perform complex, multi-step experiments in a fraction of the time with far less user intervention, using tiny quantities of precious reagents and producing high quality, reproducible results.
It is has been far easier for engineers to design, deploy, and miniaturize RF signal processing in electronics than with magnetic devices, yet some signal processing functions are more effectively achieved by manipulating magnetic fields.
The ADP collaboration is a new proteomics initiative undertaken by NASA's Iterative Biological Crystallization (IBC) project to use LabChip technology to miniaturize, automate and integrate the processes of liquid mixing and dispensing, remote imaging and crystal growth in space.

Full browser ?