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- n. The branch of electronics that deals with miniature components.
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- n. The study, science, subject, or manufacture of microelectronic devices.
- n. Microelectronic devices as a non-specific mass.
- n. Plural form of microelectronic.
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- n. the branch of electronics that deals with miniature components
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The miniaturization that is constantly underway in microelectronics has been pushed so far in this case that these transistors are being built atom by atom, with incredible precision, and in such a way that electrons are trapped between two layers of atoms and are unable to move sideways.
Sarant was put to work with Barr, and together, Usdin says, the men "played a catalytic role in creating Soviet microelectronics."
Consider what followed: the creation of the electric power grid, television and telecommunications, the revolutions in microelectronics and computation, and much more.
It now boasts the headquarters of Microsoft Business Systems and firms such as PacketDigital, which makes microelectronics for portable electronic devices and systems.
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Based on research on the microelectronics and biotech industries, I have argued that entrepreneurial ventures such as those found in Silicon Valley and many other U.S. high-tech districts could not exist without the U.S. developmental state.
Mr. Zandman led Vishay's $500 million 1998 acquisition of Temic Telefunken microelectronics GmbH, a producer of semiconductors and a leading German manufacturer during World War II.
Technology we today take for granted, such as mobile wireless, the Internet, microelectronics, digital computing and specialty materials were all developed under federal auspices during the Space Race and ICBM era.
Automobiles, other transport and industrial equipment of all denominations are now test beds for microelectronics, with comparable forthcoming results as from the office automation wave begun four decades ago that ushered in untold productivity throughout the workforce.
The company makes a wide variety products ranging from microelectronics for aerospace defense to vending machine software.