microelectronics microelectronics  /ˌmaɪ kroʊ ɪ lɛk ˈtrɑ nɪks/


  • (n) the branch of electronics that deals with miniature components


  1. Pistorio has helped turn Europe's microelectronics industry into a global force.
  2. With 1,200 new jobs at Crolles 2 alone, the microelectronics sector provides employment for an estimated 20,000 people in the Grenoble region.
  3. An increasing number of spies are raking in East bloc money by selling secret information on microelectronics, computers and signal-processing techniques.


  1. eMemory's Embedded Non-Volatile Memory Technologies To Be Integrated Into UMC's 28nm Process

    eMemory, an embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM) industry leader and United Microelectronics Corporation ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, recently announced an expanded technology cooperation to integrate eMemory's one-time-programmable (OTP) and multiple-time-programmable (MTP) embedded non-volatile memory technologies into UMC's 28nm process
    on June 14, 2013     Source: EmbeddedTechnology.com

  2. UMC Joins IBM Chip Alliance for 10nm Process Development

      ARMONK, N.Y. and HSINCHU, Taiwan, June 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IBM (NYSE: IBM) and United Microelectronics Corporation (NYSE: UMC; TWSE: 2303) ("UMC"), a leading global semiconductor foundry, ...
    on June 13, 2013     Source: PR Newswire via Yahoo! Finance

  3. United Microelectronics May Net Sales Up 5.18% - Quick Facts

    United Microelectronics May Net Sales Up 5.18% - Quick Facts
    on June 10, 2013     Source: Nasdaq

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  1. "When customers come to Palomar Microelectronics with design ideas, they know they can rely on us to get their products to where they can be manufactured successfully and are ready for volume manufacturing by a contract manufacturer or...
    on Aug 17, 2007 By: Beck Source: PCB007 (press release)

  2. "We had very strong results in middleware and continued revenue growth in microelectronics for our 300-millimeter wafer products that serve the major gaming platforms. Services signings increased, services margins rose for the seventh straight...
    on Apr 20, 2006 By: Sam Palmisano Source: Internet Financial News

  3. Addressing the sudents and audience President APJ Abdul Kalam stated that "Nanotechnology is knocking at our doors. It is the field of the future that will replace microelectronics and many fields with tremendous application potential in the areas...
    on Feb 26, 2007 By: APJ Abdul Kalam Source: SahilOnline

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