solid-state component

solid-state component

[′säl·əd ¦stāt kəm′pō·nənt]
(electronics)
A component whose operation depends on the control of electrical or magnetic phenomena in solids, such as a transistor, crystal diode, or ferrite device.
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LensVector said it has developed solid-state optical technology that can shape, steer and focus light without mechanical movement, offering manufacturers the possibility of replacing mechanical autofocus mechanisms in cameras with a solid-state component.
Diversified Technologies (Bedford, MA) has announced a series of AN-TPS-70 family transportable radar transmitter upgrade kits that replace all outdated components with solid-state components.
They managed to achieve this by consolidating a traditional solid-state complementary metal-oxide-semiconductor (CMOS) integrated circuit with a synthetic lipid bilayer membrane containing ATP-powered ion pumps, opening the door to developing completely new artificial systems that contain both biological and solid-state components.
They're designed with all solid-state components and plug-and-play construction, and require no regular maintenance, the company adds.
The rugged weather resistant housing and solid-state components means you no longer need to change broken or expired lamps.
Woolridge concluded, "In short, the customer would not have been able to meet their specific timing requirements, and the performance of their application would have been diminished significantly without the effective use of high-speed solid-state components.
STEC is making a splash with both its own line of hardware modules and a software platform that can work with solid-state components from other vendors.
Papers from a March 2005 symposium bring together research on a new class of highly integrated devices called monolithic instruments, miniaturized systems which interact with their physical environment in ways traditional integrated circuits cannot by combining conventional integrated circuits with novel solid-state components.
NET version has solid-state components with no moving parts.

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