The encyclopedia explains the major technical terms used to describe the technologies for the future markets of today, tomorrow and beyond. From A as in app to M as in MEMS right through to Z as in ZigBee.


Capacitors characterised by an extremely high capacitance of up to several thousand farads. Supercapacitors have capacitances between those of conventional capacitors and rechargeable batteries and can be used as energy stores.


Universal Mobile Telecommunications System