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Document and Entity Information
In Thousands
6 Months Ended
Jul. 03, 2011
Aug. 09, 2011
Document Information [Line Items]    
Entity Registrant Name QUICKLOGIC CORPORATION  
Entity Central Index Key 0000882508  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --01-01  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Jul. 03, 2011
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2011  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q2  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   38,419,112