Essays Tagged: "Integrated circuit"

Microprocessors

essors Work they are defined as a computer's central processing unit, usually contained on a single integrated circuit (Wyant and Hammerstrom, 193). In plain English this simply means that a microproc ... e chip the access time is lowered dramatically. In the future more and more of the computer will be integrated on the main processing unit. Line width is also a sign of the technological times. It is ...

(11 pages) 183 1 4.8 Apr/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Silicon

matter of hours for the english teacher well writtenSilicon is the raw material most often used in integrated circuit (IC)fabrication. It is the second most abundant substance on the earth. It isextr ... um.Silicon is the most common semiconductor material used today. It isused for diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, memories, infrareddetection and lenses, light-emitting diodes (LED), photosenso ...

(5 pages) 91 0 4.0 Feb/1996

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Describes the different fields in computer engineering.

uits are contained on silicon chips, making the actual circuitry microscope in size.Chip designers, integrated circuit designers, and logic designers are all involved in circuit design. Computer hardw ...

(3 pages) 90 0 3.4 Apr/2003

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Integrated cicuit technology - silicon.

INTEGRATED CIRCUIT TECHNOLOGY In the early 1970's integrated circuit superseded the construct ... his time on most electronic circuits and systems contained some circuitry in the form of monolithic integrated circuit. These so-called 'silicon chips' now form the main operating parts of all electro ... d in computers, communications, control and instrumentation systems, etc. The fabrication of integrated circuits were the individual components such as transistors, diodes, resistors, etc. are ...

(4 pages) 66 0 3.7 Jan/2004

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

Intel Bio.

a planar process for coating a layer of oxide over silicon, which then led to the invention of the integrated circuit, it was a type of a microprocessor that made the computers a little faster."-cnn ... n, so the two founders decided upon the name "Intel" for their new company, a shortened version of "Integrated Electronics".Intel's first money making product was the 3101 Schottky bipolar 64-bit stat ...

(4 pages) 72 0 4.0 Apr/2004

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers

The History of Computers

om 8,000 to 64,000 words in commercially available machines by the 1960'sFor the third generation, "Integrated Circuits (IC)" started when IBM announced System 360 on April 1st 1964.The specific thing ...

(4 pages) 54 0 3.8 Jun/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science > Computer Ethics

Computers.

pact printer. From1964 to1972, the third generation of computers was much progressively improved to integrated circuits (IC) and opened up a smaller minicomputer era. The floppy disk which was used to ...

(3 pages) 56 0 5.0 Oct/2005

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Items

intersect at that cell. (storage device)ROM: Read-only memory (ROM), also known as firmware, is an integrated circuit programmed with specific data when it is manufactured. ROM chips are used not onl ...

(1 pages) 24 0 4.0 Apr/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

The Basics of Computers

, which moved from a magnetic drum to magnetic core technology.2.7.3) Third Generation - 1964-1971: Integrated CircuitsThe development of the integrated circuit left its mark in the third generation o ... MicroprocessorsThe microprocessor brought forth the fourth generation of computers, as thousands of integrated circuits were built onto a single silicon chip. As these computers became more powerful, ...

(18 pages) 231 0 4.0 Dec/2006

Subjects: Science Essays > Computer Science

Reseach On Superconductors

ith transistors, microprocessors are the main function of our personal computers.Silicon chips Most integrated circuits are based on a silicon chip. Silicon is a semiconductor, a material that can be ...

(2 pages) 820 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Semiconductors

ations, computing, and information storage and retrieval. Devices such as field effect transistors, integrated circuits, microprocessors, and electromagnetic radiation detectors and emitters have play ... e their resistivity over several orders of magnitude by doping. It is used for diodes, transistors, integrated circuits, memories, infrared detection and lenses, light-emitting diodes (LED), photo sen ...

(8 pages) 25 0 0.0 Nov/2001

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Inside every modern computer o

and light. Silicon, the second most abundant element on Earth, is used extensively in transistors, integrated circuits, photoelectric devices, and other electronic devices. A pure crystal of silicon ...

(3 pages) 406 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

Production of silicon chips

and light. Silicon, the second most abundant element on Earth, is used extensively in transistors, integrated circuits, photoelectric devices, and other electronic devices. A pure crystal of silicon ...

(3 pages) 7 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Chemistry

John Markoff Biography

be the most significant change in electrical engineering in the last four decades, when the modern integrated-circuit replaced the vacuum tube. His article ran in the San Diego Union-Tribune, among o ...

(3 pages) 1054 0 0.0 May/2008

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering > Electrical Engineering

MBA 540 Analysis on Investment Decision for Silicon Arts, Inc. SAI

Silicon Arts, Inc. (SAI) is a four year old company which manufacturer's digital imaging integrated Circuits which are used within digital cameras, DVD players, computers, and medical and s ...

(3 pages) 35 0 0.0 Nov/2008

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Management

How Intel Began

began in 1968 by a chemist, Gordon Moore and a physicist, Robert Noyce. These two had invented the integrated circuit then decided to form their own company and leave their job at Fairchild Semicondu ...

(1 pages) 13 0 3.5 Mar/2009

Subjects: Science Essays > Technology

Microelectromechanical Systems (MEMS)

ges of miniaturization, multiple components, and microelectronics to the design and construction of integrated electromechanical systems" (Vittorio). Due to ubiquitous nature of MEMS devices, they are ... as coined during a series of separate workshops on micro-dynamics held in 1987 where techniques for integrated fabrication of mechanisms on silicon were demonstrated (Vittorio). Many different techniq ...

(4 pages) 1 0 0.0 Jul/2014

Subjects: Science Essays > Engineering

Stryker Analysis

uisition options that Stryker Corporation is contemplating in order to solve the purchasing printed circuit boards (PCBs) issue. Currently Stryker Corporation purchases printed circuit boards (PCBs) f ...

(4 pages) 3 0 0.0 Nov/2014

Subjects: Businesss Research Papers > Case Studies