ANSWERS TO QUESTIONS Q1. THROUGH Q50.
A1. Size, weight, and power consumption.
A2. The transistor and solid-state diode.
A3. Technology of electronic systems made of extremely small electronic parts or elements.
A4. The Edison Effect.
A5. Transformers, capacitors, and resistors.
A6. "Rat's nest" appearance and unwanted interaction, such as capacitive and inductive effects.
A7. Rapid repair of systems and improved efficiency.
A8. Differences in performance of tubes of the same type.
A9. Eliminate heavy chassis and point-to-point wiring.
A10. Components soldered in place.
A11. Cordwood module.
A12. Elements inseparably associated and formed in or on a single substrate.
A13. Monolithic, film, and hybrid.
A14. Monolithic ICs contain active and passive elements. Film ICs contain only passive elements.