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2014-09-30 08:43:24

ROME, Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- EUROPEAN MICROWAVE WEEK - Peregrine Semiconductor Corp. (NASDAQ: PSMI), founder of RF SOI (silicon on insulator) and pioneer of advanced RF solutions, delivers two presentations about intelligent RF-integration strategies - one by Peregrine's co-founder and CTO Ron Reedy and the other by Peregrine Semiconductor Europe's managing director Mark Moffat - at European Microwave Week on Oct. 7 and Oct. 8, respectively....

2014-09-30 08:41:35

Collaboration Enables Best Practices for Custom Implementation Productivity with FinFET Devices MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- Synopsys custom design solution enhanced to meet emerging requirements for 16FF+ process -- Schematic and simulation environment enhanced to simplify parasitic-aware circuit simulation -- Layout solution enhanced for matching device placement, guard ring creation and dummy insertion features...

2014-09-26 16:25:26

10nm FinFET Process Collaboration Enables Immediate Early Customer Design Starts SAN JOSE, Calif., Sept. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Cadence Design Systems, Inc. (NASDAQ: CDNS), a leader in global electronic design innovation, today announced that its digital and custom/analog tools have achieved V0.9 Design Rule Manual (DRM) and SPICE certification from TSMC for its 16FF+ process, enabling systems and semiconductor companies to take advantage of the 15 percent speed improvement with...

2014-09-25 23:06:44

Dean Woodman, early investor and former chairman of GoPro Inc. Joins the Board of Directors of custom mixed signal IC solution provider Triad Semiconductor. Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) September 25, 2014 Triad Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that Dean Woodman West Coast investment banking pioneer and former Chairman of GoPro Inc. was appointed to the company's board of directors. Dean Woodman is a pioneer of West Coast investment banking and venture capital in San Francisco and...

2014-09-22 20:21:50

GaN-on-Si enables GaN power electronics, will LED transition as well? LONDON, Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- GaN-ON-Si LED IS ALREADY ADOPTED BY SOME LED MANUFACTURERS, BUT COULD IT BECOME THE INDUSTRY STANDARD?Today, GaN on Sapphire is the main stream technology for LED manufacturing. GaN-on-Si technology appeared naturally as an alternative to sapphire to reduce cost. Our cost simulation indicates that the differential in silicon substrate cost is not enough to justify the...

2014-09-22 08:33:59

New Innovations Also Reduce Leakage Power and Accelerate Design Schedules MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- Elmos Semiconductor reports up to 10 percent reduction in gate count on mixed-signal design -- KYOCERA Document Solutions reports 10 percent smaller area -- New monotonic area optimization engine provides improvements in area and power while preserving timing results Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a global leader...

2014-09-17 08:38:14

Latest Release Delivers Higher Performance and Lower Power for Advanced Design MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: -- Highest operating frequency achieved through pre-route look-ahead technologies -- Concurrent dynamic and leakage power optimization targets FinFET-based process technology -- Faster design closure using PrimeTime physically-aware ECO Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq: SNPS), a global leader providing software, IP and services...

2014-09-17 08:37:09

New TI ADC family provides flexibility and scalability with 12- and 14-bit, 2- and 4-channel, and JESD204B and LVDS options DALLAS, Sept. 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Texas Instruments (TI) (NASDAQ: TXN) expanded its data converter portfolio today with a new family of small, pin-compatible analog-to-digital converters (ADCs) that provide a best-in-class power-to-performance ratio. The ADC3k family includes 12- and 14-bit options in speed grades of up to 160 MSPS with 2 or 4 channels and with LVDS...

2014-09-16 23:14:36

Triad Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that David B. Bell former President & CEO of Intersil and former President of Linear Technology Corporation was appointed to the company's board of directors. Winston-Salem, N.C. (PRWEB) September 16, 2014 Triad Semiconductor, Inc. today announced that David B. Bell former President & CEO of Intersil and former President of Linear Technology Corporation was appointed to the company's board of directors. “David has extraordinary...

2014-09-15 08:35:30

Selection of Synopsys' Solutions Based on Superior Results for Analog Mixed-signal Designs MOUNTAIN VIEW, Calif., Sept. 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights of Benefits Realized by Elmos: -- Higher productivity with unified custom and digital co-design implementation solution -- Up to 10X faster mixed-signal verification -- Up to 10 percent smaller area and better silicon correlation Synopsys, Inc. (Nasdaq:SNPS), a global leader providing software, IP and services used...


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2010-09-02 16:42:23

A chip, also known as an integrated circuit, is a miniaturized electronic circuit consisting mainly of semiconductor devices and passive components, that has been manufactured in the surface of a thin substrate of semiconductor material. There are many different types of chips: microcircuit, microchip, silicon chip, etc. Integrated circuits are regularly used in present-day electronic equipment and have modernized the world of electronics. Computers, cellular phones, and other electronic...

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