Both Semicon West and DAC have been moved to December in anticipation of travel restrictions being much looser by then, with both events working on a hybrid physical and online format.
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Yokogawa's development of a data-recording oscilloscope is built around the ability to connect instruments together and synchronize their measurements.
Pulsic has adopted the freemium approach with a tool that gives designers of analog circuits previews of how they will be implemented on-chip.
Design-services company Sondrel is recommending teams start earlier on package design to avoid delays after IC tapeout.
The metal has done sterling service for 20 years but the time is approaching to find a replacement for copper as problems with parasitics continue to build up, work presented at last month’s IEDM shows. But it's not an obvious switch.
Work by the University of Toronto and Arm presented at IEDM indicates plasmonics could be a viable contender for high-speed chip-chip communications.
Work presented at IEDM 2020 shows taking advantage of the IC backside for power and ground for the additional area can deliver further benefits for IR drop and security.
Arm is pushing more work onto Arm servers in the AWS cloud as it encourages EDA vendors to port their tools to the architecture.
At IEDM this year, Macronix showed how a 3D architecture may bring back NOR flash, which stopped scaling a decade ago.
Imec's senior vice president of CMOS outlined future directions for the technology over the coming decade.