passive device

passive device

[′pas·iv di′vīs]
(computer science)
A unit of a computer which cannot itself initiate a request for communication with another device, but which honors such a request from another device.
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M2 PRESSWIRE-September 3, 2019-: Global Integrated Passive Device (IPD) Market Analysis 2019-2027: Emerging Demand of Customized Integrated Passive Devices (IPDs)
The clearing device contacts the walls of the blood vessel when it is deployed, and it may be a passive device which is moved down the blood vessel by the blood flow or an autonomous crawling device, such as the Company's TipCat device, which is based on a series of sequentially inflatable chambers.
Tenders are invited for TDD combiner is a passive device of antenna-feeder path, in the form of a separate hardware module, which is a bridge of frequency addition.
The safety blade is a passive device with a round-tip instead of a sharp-tip to prevent accidental stab wounds.
In volume applications, if the assembly process is properly managed, the integrated passive device cost will be lower than the cost of processing discretes.
Many of the additive materials have limits on how small or large the active area of an embedded passive device can be.
Although the OP4538 is a passive device, it can be detected remotely via Aurora's integrated management platform.
According to the manufacturer, the instrument is considered a passive device without inductive or capacitive issues that are problematic in severe environments.
The bathysphere, however, was a purely passive device suspended from a ship by a lifeline.
The integrated passive device (IPD) library for Agilent's advanced design system (ADS) electronic design automation (EDA) software has been released.
The average passive device count in cellular phones has not dramatically dropped in recent years (1) and current handset designs are far from eliminating passive components.
It is a passive device using no fuel and does not injure what is caught.

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