In sessions at the 2015 Design Automation Conference, engineers who had worked on finFET-oriented projects revealed how the technology has changed their design practices and where others may want to think twice about making the move.
Understanding design trade-offs can help achieve the correct balance of functionality, cost, and time to market, says design consultancy chief
The 20nm node can offer power, performance and area advantages, but making these gains takes a deep understanding of the interactions between process and design.
Semiconductor companies are hustling to grow revenues, stay on the razor’s edge of technology and remain one step ahead of their customers’ needs. All this is going on while the industry is undergoing wrenching change. The end of 2009 finds the chip business at a crossroads. It has been more than 60 years since the […]