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N-channel Metal-oxide Semiconductor (NMOS)

An N-channel metal-oxide semiconductor (NMOS) is a microelectronic circuit used for logic and memory chips and in complementary metal-oxide semiconductor (CMOS) design. NMOS transistors are faster than the P-channel metal-oxide semiconductor (PMOS) counterpart, and more of them can be put on a single chip.

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