monolithic integrated circuit


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monolithic integrated circuit

[‚män·ə′lith·ik ′int·ə‚grād·əd ′sər·kət]
(electronics)
An integrated circuit having elements formed in place on or within a semiconductor substrate, with at least one element being formed within the substrate.
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monolithic integrated circuit

The common form of chip design, in which the base material (substrate) contains the pathways as well as the active elements that take part in its operation.
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