metal oxide semiconductor

metal oxide semiconductor

noun Electronics.
a three-layer sandwich of a metal, an insulator (usually an oxide of the substrate), and a semiconductor substrate, used in integrated circuits. Abbreviation: MOS
Also, metal-oxide semiconductor.
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(MOS) The three materials used to form a gate in the most common kind of Field Effect Transistor - a MOSFET.
[Other MOS devices?]
(1996-05-27)

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