metal-oxide semiconductor

What is metal-oxide semiconductor?

metal-oxide semiconductor meaning One of two major categories of chip design [the other is bipolar]. It derives its name from its use of metal, oxide and semiconductor layers. There are several varieties of MOS technologies including PMOS, NMOS, CMOS.

 

reference: U.S . Food & Drug – Glossary of Computer System Software Development Terminology (8/95)

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