• IEC 60050-521:2002

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    International Electrotechnical Vocabulary (IEV) - Part 521: Semiconductor devices and integrated circuits

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    Published date:  22-05-2002

    Publisher:  International Electrotechnical Committee

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    FOREWORD
    INTRODUCTION - Principles and rules followed
    1 Scope
    2 Normative references
    3 Terms and definitions
    Section 521-01 - Introduction to atomic physics
    Section 521-02 - Properties of semiconductor materials
    Section 521-03 - Processing semiconductor materials
    Section 521-04 - Types of semiconductor devices
    Section 521-05 - General terms for semiconductor devices
    Section 521-06 - Specific terms for diodes
    Section 521-07 - Specific terms for transistors
    Section 521-08 - Specific terms for thyristors
    Section 521-09 - Specific terms for hall-effect devices
                     and magneto-resistors
    Section 521-10 - Specific terms for integrated circuits
    Section 521-11 - Specific terms for digital integrated
                     circuits
    INDEX in French, English, Chinese, German, Spanish,
    Japanese, Polish, Portuguese and Swedish

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    It has the status of a horizontal standard in accordance with IEC Guide 108.

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    Committee TC 1
    Document Type Standard
    Publisher International Electrotechnical Committee
    Status Current
    Supersedes

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