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January 14, 2016

DesignCon 2016 preview: Mentor Graphics

HyperLynx leads the way for vendor at DesignCon with booth demos and a day-long modeling and analysis seminar.
December 15, 2015

GaN power makes progress at IEDM 2015

Researchers describe at IEDM 2015 how they are making gallium nitride fit into a wider range of power-handling applications and may even result in mass-market vertical transistors.
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October 12, 2015

Mentor’s Wally Rhines on M&A ‘merger mania’

...and why the semiconductor industry hasn't been singularitied down to one MegaSemis Inc even if that's what M&A data suggests.
July 15, 2015

PSpice builds interfaces to PCB and system-level cosimulation

The need for virtual prototyping at the PCB-design has led to changes in the way PSpice is being used – with much greater emphasis on cosimulation.
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June 26, 2015

‘This sensor will self-destruct in the next five (hundred thousand) seconds’

Research by Professor John Rogers' group at the University of Illinois is leading to biodegradable electronics, for both defense and medical applications.
June 19, 2015

Tanner integration to assist Mentor in IoT and photonics

Following Mentor's acquisition of Tanner EDA, management expect the integration will help with a drive into IoT applications and systems that need to go beyond standard IC lithography.
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June 9, 2015

COMPUTEX 2015: Wrap II – New customers

Electronics design needs to cope with a combination of major brands and tiny start-ups looking to exploit its skills even where their resources are thin.
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June 8, 2015

Smart lenses getting closer to live use

Google has moved to on-body tests of the the smart-lens platform it has been developing for the past few years while the team continues to experiment with embedded LEDs that react to blinks to help warn diabetes sufferers of sudden changes in glucose levels.
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June 8, 2015

Altera boosts density and pipelining in finFET FPGA shift

Altera is using a combination of Intel's 14nm process technology and multidie packaging to boost the logic-cell count for its FPGAs, together with a superpipelining strategy to help balance area and clock speed.
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June 5, 2015

DAC 2015: Cadence Design Systems at the Design Automation Conference

An overview of Cadence's activities at DAC and a last-minute call-out if you want to register for its breakfast and luncheon sessions.
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