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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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American computer chip giant Intel has slammed the European Commission after being served with a record pounds 953 million fine for breaching EU rules on fair competition.
The IBM team overcame this problem with "constructive destruction", a technique that allows the scientists to produce only semiconducting carbon nanotubes where desired and with the electrical properties required to build computer chips.
For example, one of Chubb's clients was purchasing computer chips worth tens of millions of dollars.
The primary area of liability will concern the specification of building systems that have a non-Y2K compliant computer chip embedded within the component.
Last night a police insider said: "There is a huge market in stolen computer chips and it hasn't taken long for junkies to realise their value.
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.
Huang and his coworkers created an insulating material to prevent electronic signals from interfering with each other on computer chips.
Founded seven years ago by David Haberman and David Walker, DCH's primary business is manufacturing sensors that use computer chips no bigger than a dime to sniff out hydrogen gas.
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.
These computer chips make video games and other computer programs run faster, with more intense graphics than ever before.

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