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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.
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Further, the company is funded to conduct Phase I dose-escalation and safety studies of PEN-866, a miniaturized HSP90-targeting drug conjugate for use in advanced, topoisomerase 1-sensitive cancer patients, as well as to develop additional candidates from the Pentarin platform.
Cube Optics' expertise in miniaturized packaging and modular integration of passive components, coupled with Mangrove's advanced platform design, has resulted in a unique, pluggable OADM allowing us to offer our customers an inexpensive, CWDM-based access solution for their ring architectures," said Jonathan Reeves, Mangrove's president and CEO.
BIG PROSPECTS Many of the miniaturized biosensors in development today could serve as low-cost diagnostic tools, says Craighead.
Shakespeare's revision of fairylore in Romeo and Juliet, I shall demonstrate, embodied a new awareness of this social and economic turmoil, and Stuart writers in turn recognized and exploited the ideological charge of Shakespeare's miniaturized fairy world.
This book provides readers with the knowledge and skills to design and realize miniaturized fractal microwave and RF filters.
The insertion loss of the miniaturized ferrite triad switch also compares favorably to traditional switch products.
Iomega Corporation (NYSE: IOM), and IBM Corporation (NYSE: IBM) have agreed to include Iomega(R) Quik Sync 2 software with IBM's Microdrive(TM) miniaturized hard disk technology worldwide.
For one thing, there's a limit to how much an actuator can be miniaturized and still be effective, especially if it has to stand up to air whipping across a wing at several times the speed of sound.
Through ten chapters the different aspects characterizing the miniaturized systems are developed.
The arrangement includes joint marketing and distribution channels for SyberSay products in Japan, and Taiyo Yuden will allocate resources for the design and development of miniaturized high performance electronic hardware modules incorporating Bluetooth technology for SyberSay's new line of wireless personal interfaces.
Built into a silicon chip, such a tiny "resonator" may someday serve as a simple electromechanical clock for electronic circuits or even as the basis for a miniaturized scanning tunneling microscope.