Application Specific Integrated Circuits DEFINITION: An ASIC (application-specific integrated circuit) is a microchip designed for a special application, such as a particular kind of transmission protocol or a hand-held computer. You might contrast it with general integrated circuits, such as the microprocessor and the random access memory chips in your PC. ASICs are used in a wide-range of applications, including auto emission control, environmental
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This document introduces those products that include ASIC cells, standard interface ICs, a bus master IC, a controller interface board for IBM compatibles, a high-speed scan interface, and software to control the scan bus.
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