EDA

January 18, 2017

Wafer expansion hits the buffers

What's old is new: 200mm wafers are returning and driving shortages while 450mm fades into the distance.
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January 9, 2017

VLSI Symposia issue calls for papers

Online paper submissions are now open for the 2017 Symposia on VLSI Technology and Circuits.
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December 7, 2016

IMEC stacks nanowire transistors together on CMOS

IMEC has claimed at IEDM to have implemented for the first time the CMOS integration of vertically stacked nanowire transistors.
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November 15, 2016

Siemens agrees deal to buy Mentor Graphics

German industrial conglomerate to pay $4.5B to extend its PLM division into electronic chip and systems design.
November 11, 2016

Webinar focuses on Eldo RF verification of Tanner-based designs

On-demand seminar explains how to exploit recently announced integration of Tanner and Eldo suites for sensor, IoT and other design types.
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October 26, 2016

Cadence maps out safety plan for semiconductor-design tools

Cadence Design Systems is nearing completion of a program that will provide a portfolio of documentation for users of its tools who need to obtain safety approvals for their designs.
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October 24, 2016

Serdes deal to push copper server interconnect to 100Gbit/s

A licensing deal with GlobalFoundries has provided chipmaker Aquantia with the ability to speed up development of a 100Gbit/s link technology for data centers.
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October 24, 2016

7nm finFET process techniques lead IEDM lineup

At the 62nd annual IEDM taking place in early December two of the leading groups in process development will take the wraps off their 7nm finFET technologies.
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October 17, 2016

Portable stimulus gears up to accelerate verification

Ahead of a tutorial on the technique at DVCon Europe with other EDA experts, Breker's Adnan Hamid talks about the need for portable stimulus in verification.
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October 13, 2016

ESD Alliance to describe system shift at DVCon Europe

Electronic System Design Alliance executive director Bob Smith is to be be the keynote speaker during the DVCon Europe gala dinner.
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