List of Acronyms

BEA Bureau of Economic Analysis of the U.S. Department of Commerce

BLS Bureau of Labor Statistics of the U.S. Department of Labor

CD Compact Disc

CMOS Complementary Metal-Oxide Semiconductor, a major class of integrated circuits

DRAM Dynamic Random Access Memory

DSL Digital Subscriber Line is a family of technologies that provide digital data transmission over the wires of a local telephone network.

DVD Digital Video Disk

EUV Extreme Ultraviolet Lithography technology, capable of creating nanometer-scale patterns for use in semiconductor manufacturing

FASB The Financial Accounting Standards Board (FASB) develops Generally Accepted Accounting Principles in the United States.

FCC Federal Communications Commission

H-1B H-1B is a U.S. visa category that allows American companies and universities to employ foreign scientists, engineers, programmers, and other professionals in the United States.

IEEE Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers

IMEC The Interuniversity Microelectronics Centre is a microelectronics research facility on the outskirts of Leuven, Belgium.

IPTV Internet Protocol Television describes a system where a digital television service is delivered to subscribing consumers using the Internet Protocol over a broadband connection.

ITRS International Technology Roadmap for Semiconductors

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