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Document and Entity Information

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9 Months Ended
Sep. 30, 2018
Nov. 02, 2018
Document And Entity Information [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. 30, 2018  
Document Fiscal Year Focus 2018  
Document Fiscal Period Focus Q3  
Amendment Flag false  
Entity Common Stock, Shares Outstanding   95,191,029