Glossary


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Glossary
Glossary active (diffusion) —A region of an integrated circuit where the thick field oxide has been thinned to allow the creation of semiconductor devices. active device —A semiconductor device whose electrical response can be tailored to specific characteristics, typically transistors and diodes. alternating current (AC) —Current that reverses direction in a circuit at a regular rate. alternating waveform
Citation
Christopher Saint: IC Layout Basics: A Practical Guide. Glossary, Chapter (McGraw-Hill Professional, 2002), AccessEngineering Export