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With over 2000 terms defined and explained, Semiconductor Glossary is the most complete reference in the field of semiconductors on the market today.


Including some 500 new terms defined and remaining terms updated and modified, a 2nd edition book version of this glossary is now available.

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NEMS  Nano Electrical Mechanical Systems; conceptually same as MEMS but implemented using nanometer-scale geometrical features; potentially of great importance in the range of key applications beyond typical applications of MEMS.
MEMS  Micro Electro Mechanical Systems micromachined in silicon; typically integrated with electronic microcircuits; generally fall into two categories of microsensors and microactuators; depending on application operation based on electrostriction, or electromagnetic, thermoelastic, piezoelectric, or piezoresistive effect.
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Jerzy Ruzyllo is a Distinguished Professor Emeritus in the Department of Electrical Engineering at Penn State University.

This book gives a complete account of semiconductor engineering covering semiconductor properties, semiconductor materials, semiconductor devices and their uses, process technology, fabrication processes, and semiconductor materials and process characterization.

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