integrated circuit

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integrated circuit

a circuit, such as a computer chip, whose components are fabricated on a single semiconductor substrate.
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1 -- color) These computer chips, used to sense hydrogen, were produced at DCH Technology in Valencia.
Junkies are going hi-tech to get their daily fix - by stealing valuable computer chips to order.
The computer chip is intended to increase fuel efficiency by 10 percent and allow the automaker to install the hybrid system on more of its vehicles.
An inquiry found Intel guilty of deliberately keeping rivals out of the global market for computer chips, by giving manufacturers and retailers payments if they only used Intel chips or sold only machines fitted with Intel chips.
Computer chips will no longer be necessarily based on silicon as the semiconducting material, if Dutch electronics giant Philips has its way.
Computer chips are manufactured on flat silicon wafers containing hundreds of chips.
5 billion in corporate investments, houses the only pilot prototyping facilities in the academic world for the two standard sizes in computer chip design, the 200-millimeter (or 8-inch) wafer, and the 300-millimeter (or 12-inch) wafer.
and Germany have discovered that the human brain, the nervous system of a worm, and a computer chip have striking similarities.
Heathrow was recently identified as the blackspot for computer chip theft with half the raids targeting its factory estates and cargo sheds.
The contacts that connect tiny components of a computer chip to a much larger wire are often made of gold because it doesn't react with air easily.
British computer chip designer VideoLogic has upped the stakes in the highly competitive market for graphics chips, unveiling its second generation of silicon.
We are pleased by the commission's decision today, which confirms Micron's position that Rambus illegally obtained monopoly power by deceiving members of JEDEC in the establishment of important standards in the computer chip industry," said Rod Lewis, Micron Vice President of Legal Affairs and General Counsel.

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