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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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Bloomberg has reported that typical cars had an average of USD333 worth of computer chips last year and the figure is likely to increase in the coming years.
Jacob and U of A graduate student Saman Jahani have designed fibre-optic cables that operate successfully at sizes a full order of magnitude smaller, which raises the practical possibility of using them within a computer chip.
The Commission says Intel gave major computer companies "wholly or partially hidden" rebates on condition that they bought almost all of their x86 central processing units - computer chips - from Intel.
So one of the obstacles to perfecting the quantum computer is making a scalable, integrated quantum computer chip that can store thousands of atomic ions or more, Monroe said.
The gift will fuel UCF's College of Optics and Photonics' research in extreme ultraviolet Lithography, a process that computer chip manufacturers expect to begin using in about four years because it will allow for smaller, denser features to be imprinted on chips.
Robert Paul Vass, 37, who operated from strip clubs on his laptop, made his fortune from a computer chip fraud with three other men.
Many challenges remain before nanotubes can be used instead of silicon in computer chips," said Fuhrer.
IBM scientists have developed a breakthrough transistor technology that could enable production of a new class of smaller, faster and lower power computer chips than currently possible with silicon.
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.
Almost all appliances now have computer chips, which raise their value substantially.
In particular, all systems that utilize computer chips must be examined (especially embedded, or BIOS computer chips).
Veterinarians (animal doctors) inject these tiny computer chips under a cat's skin using a hypodermic needle.

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