Electronic component
An electronic component is any basic discrete device or physical entity in an electronic system used to affect electrons or their associated fields. Electronic components are mostly industrial product...
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The Challenge Of Mining Rare-Earth Materials Outside China
Five years ago, the cost of rare-earth materials that are critical for today’s electronics went through the roof. An export quota set by China, which mines most of the world’s rare earths, caused the ...
A New Kind Of Wood Chip: Collaboration Could Lead To Biodegradable Computer Chips
In an effort to alleviate the environmental burden of electronic devices, a team of University of Wisconsin-Madison researchers has collaborated with researchers in the Madison-based U.S. Department o...
3-D Microbattery Suitable For Large-Scale On-Chip Integration
y combining 3-D holographic lithography and 2-D photolithography, researchers from the Univ. of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have demonstrated a high-performance 3-D microbattery suitable for large-sc...
New Chip Architecture May Provide Foundation For Quantum Computer
Quantum computers are in theory capable of simulating the interactions of molecules at a level of detail far beyond the capabilities of even the largest supercomputers today. Such simulations could re...
The Law That Predicts Computing Power Turns 50
Today represents a historic milestone in technology: it's the 50th anniversary of Moore's Law, the observation that the complexity of computer chips tends to double at a regular rate. On April 19th, 1...
Vacuum tube
In electronics, vacuum tube, electron tube (in North America), tube, or valve (in British English) is a device that controls electric current through a vacuum in a sealed container.Vacuum tubes mostly...
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Semiconductor device
Semiconductor devices are electronic components that exploit the electronic properties of semiconductor materials, principally silicon, germanium, and gallium arsenide, as well as organic semiconducto...
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Integrated circuit
An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small plate ("chip") of semiconductor material, normal...
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Microcontroller
A microcontroller (sometimes abbreviated µC, uC or MCU) is a small computer on a single integrated circuit containing a processor core, memory, and programmable input/output peripherals. Program memor...
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The Challenge Of Mining Rare-Earth Materials Outside China
Five years ago, the cost of rare-earth materials that are critical for today’s electronics went through the roof. An export quota set by China, which mines most of the world’s rare earths, caused the ...
XScale
XScale is a microarchitecture for central processing units initially designed by Intel implementing the ARM architecture (version 5) instruction set. XScale comprises several distinct families: IXP, I...
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AT&T DSP1
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Nios II
Nios II is a 32-bit embedded-processor architecture designed specifically for the Altera family of FPGAs. Nios II incorporates many enhancements over the original Nios architecture, making it more su...
PSoC
PSoC (Programmable System-on-Chip) is a family of microcontroller integrated circuits by Cypress Semiconductor. These chips include a CPU core and mixed-signal arrays of configurable integrated analog...
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6N24P
The 6N24P (Russian: 6Н24П) is a miniature Russian-made medium gain dual triode vacuum tube, intended for service as a cascode amplifier at HF through VHF frequencies. It is a direct equivalent of ECC...
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MOS Technology 6522
The 6522 Versatile Interface Adapter (VIA) was an integrated circuit made by MOS Technology, as well as second sources including Rockwell and Synertek. It served as an I/O port controller for the 6502...
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LGP-30
The LGP-30, standing for Librascope General Purpose and then Librascope General Precision, was an early off-the-shelf computer. It was manufactured by the Librascope company of Glendale, California (a...
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EL34
The EL34 is a thermionic valve or vacuum tube of the power pentode type. It has an international octal base (indicated by the '3' in the part number) and is found mainly in the final output stages of ...
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6SN7
6SN7 is a dual triode vacuum tube with an 8-pin octal base. It provided a medium gain (20). Note that ‘6SN7’ is not an actual tube designation but indicates a family of tubes such as 6SN7-GT... the 6S...
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EL84
The EL84 is a thermionic valve of the power pentode type. It has a 9 pin Noval base and is used mainly in the power output stages of audio amplification circuits, most commonly now in guitar amplifier...
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SigmaTel
SigmaTel (SGTL delisted from NASDAQ after 2008 acquisition by Freescale Semiconductor) was a System On a Chip SOC electronics and software company headquartered in Austin, Texas, that designed AV medi...
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Power Management IC
Power management integrated circuits (power management ICs or PMICs) are integrated circuits (or a system block in a system-on-a-chip device) for managing power requirements of the host system. A PMIC...
5Y3
The 5Y3 is a medium-power directly heated full-wave rectifier vacuum tube introduced by RCA in 1935. It has found wide use in tube radios and early guitar amplifiers (of the Fender Champ type). It ...
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Vintage amateur radio
Vintage amateur radio is a subset of amateur radio activity, considered a form of nostalgia or hobby much like antique car collecting, where enthusiasts collect, restore, preserve, build, and operate ...
Power semiconductor device
A power semiconductor device is a semiconductor device used as a switch or rectifier in power electronics; a switch-mode power supply is an example. Such a device is also called a power device or, whe...
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Texas Instruments SN76477
SN76477 "complex sound generator" was a sound chip produced by Texas Instruments (TI). The chip came to market in 1978, and TI production of the part ceased some time ago. More recently, a 100% compat...
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Ultra-linear
Ultra-linear electronic circuits are those used to couple a tetrode or pentode vacuum-tube (also called "electron-valve") to a load (e.g. to a loudspeaker).'Ultra-linear' is a special case of 'distrib...
6P14P
The EL84 is a thermionic valve of the power pentode type. It has a 9 pin Noval base and is used mainly in the power output stages of audio amplification circuits, most commonly now in guitar amplifier...
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DASK
The DASK was the first computer in Denmark. It was commissioned in 1955, designed and constructed by Regnecentralen, and began operation in September 1957. DASK is an acronym for Dansk Aritmetisk Sekv...