CMOS (Complementary metal-oxide semiconductor) - definition
CMOS is a term of VLSI (Very Large Scale Integration) CMOS is also knows as COS-MOS which stands for Complimentary-symmetry metal-oxide-semiconductor. A CMOS consists of two or a pair of transistor (a p-type and a n-type) which are connected to a common secondary voltage such that they operate in opposite character for logic operations. Thus, when one transistor is on, the other gets turned off, and vice versa. CMOS technology is mostly used in IC (Integrated Circuit), including microprocessor, microcontroller and other sort of chips.