Synopsys is taking IC design on TSMC processes into the cloud with the launch of the Synopsys Cloud Solution, which will run on platforms from Synopsys, Amazon Web Services (AWS) or Microsoft Azure.
Research institute Leti and Soitec have decided to team up to work on a new generation of engineered substrates, such as specialized SOI wafers.
IEDM has issued a call for papers for its 2018 conference, expecting to cover devices and circuit interactions in neuromorphic, quantum and conventional computing.
Cadence Design Systems has made enhancements to its Virtuoso mixed-signal layout tool at both the system-level and nanometer-design levels for its 18.1 release.
Intel and GlobalFoundries will talk about their post-14nm finFET-based processes at December's IEDM.
TSMC encapsulated the multiple chips assembled on a 1200mm2 silicon substrate to cut the chance of damage from warping with the company's CoWoS2 SiP technology.
Mentor, a Siemens business, has formed an alliance with foundries and OSAT providers and launched a flow that brings IC and package design together.
Cadence Design Systems has brought its chip- and PCB-design environments closer together as the shift towards multichip packages gains pace.
Machine learning, smarter cars, and the infrastructure to support a sixfold increase in IoT and edge devices have helped push up the number of teams doing finFET designs to more than 100, according to Tom Beckley of Cadence.
Online paper submissions are now open for the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits.
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