Quarterly report pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d)

Document and Entity Information

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Document and Entity Information - shares
9 Months Ended
Sep. 29, 2019
Nov. 01, 2019
Cover [Abstract]    
Entity Registrant Name QUICKLOGIC CORPORATION  
Entity Central Index Key 0000882508  
Current Fiscal Year End Date --12-30  
Entity Filer Category Accelerated Filer  
Entity Small Business true  
Entity Emerging Growth Company false  
Document Type 10-Q  
Document Period End Date Sep. 29, 2019  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2019  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   116,558,521
Trading Symbol QUIK  
Entity Shell Company false  
Entity File Number 000-22671  
Entity Tax Identification Number 77-0188504  
Entity Address, Address Line One 2220 Lundy Avenue  
Entity Address, City or Town San Jose  
Entity Address, State or Province CA  
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 95131-1816  
City Area Code (408)  
Local Phone Number 990-4000  
Entity Current Reporting Status Yes  
Entity Interactive Data Current Yes  
Title of 12(b) Security Common Stock, par value $.001 per share  
Security Exchange Name NASDAQ  
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE  
Document Quarterly Report true  
Document Transition Report false