Abbreviated as SMT, simultaneous multithreading is a processor design technology that allows multiple threads to issue instructions each cycle. Simultaneous multithreading enables multithreaded applications to execute threads in parallel on a single multi-core processor instead of processing threads in a linear fashion.
- single-chip projector
Projectors using a single-chip produce color by spinning a wheel that contains red, green, blue and clear sections. This color wheel spins between the lamp and Digital Micromirror Device (DMD) to produce a composite full-color image. Contrast with three-chip projector which uses three DMDs.
- single-density disk
A low-density floppy disk. All modern floppies are double-density or high-density.
- single electron transistor
The single electron transistor or SET is type of switching device that uses controlled electron tunneling to amplify current. A SET is made from two tunnel junctions that share a common electrode. A tunnel junction consists of two pieces of metal separated by a very thin (~1 nm) insulator. The only way for electrons in […]
- single-sided disk
A floppy disk with only one side prepared for storing data. Single-sided disks have half as much storage capacity as double-sided disks. All modern floppies are double-sided.
- single sign on
See single signon.