Direct Access to the

Glossary: 0#  A  B  C  D  E  F  G  H  I  J  K  L  M  N  O  P  Q  R  S  T  U  V  W  X  Y  Z
Companies: 0# A B C D E  F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Deutsch: Mikrochip / Español: Microchip / Português: Microchip / Français: Microchip / Italiano: Microchip /

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 flat piece (or "chip") of semiconductor material, usually silicon.

In the aerospace context, a microchip is a small, electronic device made of silicon or other semiconductor material that is used to perform a variety of functions. It can be used to store, process, and transmit information, as well as to control various systems and devices. Microchips are used in a wide range of aerospace applications, including avionics, propulsion, guidance and navigation, and communication systems. They are also used in other applications such as aircraft maintenance and monitoring, and in ground support equipment.

No comments


Do you have more interesting information, examples? Send us a new or updated description !

If you sent more than 600 words, which we can publish, we will -if you allow us - sign your article with your name!

Related Articles

Microelectronic ■■■■■■■■■■
In the aerospace context, microelectronics refers to the use of very small electronic devices, such as . . . Read More
Chip ■■■■■■■■■■
In the aerospace context, the term "chip" can refer to a small piece of a material that has been cut . . . Read More
Silicon ■■■■■■■■■■
Silicon is a chemical element, with the symbol Si and atomic number 14 In the aerospace context, silicon . . . Read More
Wafer ■■■■■■■■■■
A wafer is a crisp, often sweet, very thin, flat, light and dry biscuit, often used to decorate ice cream, . . . Read More
Semiconductor ■■■■■■■■■■
In the aerospace industry, a semiconductor is a material that are used to create electronic devices, . . . Read More
MEMS ■■■■■■■■■
. . . Read More
Electronic ■■■■■■■■■
Electronics play a critical role in the aerospace industry, as they are used in a wide range of systems . . . Read More
SiGe ■■■■■■■■■
SiGe, or silicon–germanium, is an alloy with any molar ratio of silicon and germanium. It is commonly . . . Read More
PCBA ■■■■■■■■■
"PCBA" stands for "printed circuit board assembly," and it refers to a type of electronic component that . . . Read More
OSP at top500.de■■■■■■■■
(OSP) in the industrial context refers to the practice of outsourcing the packaging of semiconductor . . . Read More