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Emitter-coupled logic

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In electronics, emitter-coupled logic (ECL) is a high-speed integrated circuit bipolar transistor logic family. [1]

28 relations: Amdahl Corporation, Bipolar junction transistor, CMOS, Cray-1, Current source, Current-mode logic, Digital Equipment Corporation, Fan-out, Field-effect transistor, IBM, IBM 7030 Stretch, IBM 7090, IBM Solid Logic Technology, IBM System/390, Integrated circuit, Logic family, Motorola, Motorola MC10800, NVAX, PDP-10, Power analysis, Propagation delay, Side-channel attack, Transistor–transistor logic, VAX 8000, VAX 9000, Wired logic connection, Zener diode.

Amdahl Corporation

Amdahl Corporation was an information technology company which specialized in IBM mainframe-compatible computer products, some of which were regarded as supercomputers competing with those from Cray Research.

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Bipolar junction transistor

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Complementary metal–oxide–semiconductor, abbreviated as CMOS, is a technology for constructing integrated circuits.

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The Cray-1 was a supercomputer designed, manufactured and marketed by Cray Research.

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Current source

A current source is an electronic circuit that delivers or absorbs an electric current which is independent of the voltage across it.

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Current-mode logic

Current mode logic (CML), or source-coupled logic (SCL), is a differential digital logic family intended to transmit data at speeds between 312.5 Mbit/s and 3.125 Gbit/s across standard printed circuit boards.

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Digital Equipment Corporation

Digital Equipment Corporation, also known as DEC and using the trademark Digital, was a major American company in the computer industry from the 1950s to the 1990s.

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In digital electronics, the fan-out of a logic gate output is the number of gate inputs it can drive.

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Field-effect transistor

The field-effect transistor (FET) is a transistor that uses an electric field to control the electrical behaviour of the device.

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The International Business Machines Corporation (IBM) is an American multinational technology company headquartered in Armonk, New York, United States, with operations in over 170 countries.

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IBM 7030 Stretch

The IBM 7030, also known as Stretch, was IBM's first transistorized supercomputer.

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IBM 7090

The IBM 7090 is a second-generation transistorized version of the earlier IBM 709 vacuum tube mainframe computers that was designed for "large-scale scientific and technological applications".

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IBM Solid Logic Technology

Solid Logic Technology (SLT) was IBM's method for packaging electronic circuitry introduced in 1964 with the IBM System/360 series and related machines.

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IBM System/390

The IBM System/390 was the third major generation of the System/360 line of computers.

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Integrated circuit

An integrated circuit or monolithic integrated circuit (also referred to as an IC, a chip, or a microchip) is a set of electronic circuits on one small flat piece (or "chip") of semiconductor material, normally silicon.

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Logic family

In computer engineering, a logic family may refer to one of two related concepts.

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Motorola, Inc. was an American multinational telecommunications company founded on September 25, 1928, based in Schaumburg, Illinois.

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Motorola MC10800

The Motorola MC10800 was a 4-bit bit-sliced processor designed by Motorola and introduced in 1979.

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The NVAX is a microprocessor developed and fabricated by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) that implemented the VAX instruction set architecture (ISA).

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The PDP-10 is a mainframe computer family manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) from 1966 into the 1980s.

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Power analysis

In cryptography, power analysis is a form of side channel attack in which the attacker studies the power consumption of a cryptographic hardware device (such as a smart card, tamper-resistant "black box", or integrated circuit).

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Propagation delay

Propagation delay is a technical term that can have a different meaning depending on the context.

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Side-channel attack

In computer security, a side-channel attack is any attack based on information gained from the implementation of a computer system, rather than weaknesses in the implemented algorithm itself (e.g. cryptanalysis and software bugs).

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Transistor–transistor logic

Transistor–transistor logic (TTL) is a logic family built from bipolar junction transistors.

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VAX 8000

The VAX 8000 is a discontinued family of minicomputers developed and manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) using processors implementing the VAX instruction set architecture (ISA).

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VAX 9000

The VAX 9000, code named Aridus or Aquarius, was a family of supercomputer and mainframe computers developed and manufactured by Digital Equipment Corporation (DEC) using processors implementing the VAX instruction set architecture (ISA).

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Wired logic connection

A wired logic connection is a logic gate that implements boolean algebra (logic) using only passive components such as diodes and resistors.

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Zener diode

A Zener diode is a particular type of diode that, unlike a normal one, allows current to flow not only from its anode to its cathode, but also in the reverse direction, when the Zener voltage is reached.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emitter-coupled_logic

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