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March 31, 2016

53rd DAC conference program announced

The 53rd Design Automation Conference has published its program for the upcoming event in Austin, Texas, which will include keynotes from AMD, nVidia, and NXP Semiconductors and tracks that connect electronics to biology.
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December 11, 2015

IEDM keynote: cost scaling will swap architectural changes for area

According to ARM's Greg Yeric in his keynote at IEDM, even with cost improvements for multiple patterning, fewer designs will see the benefit of further silicon node scaling. Savings will come from design.
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September 30, 2015

Vertical structures to debut at IEDM 2015

A novel approach to 3D NAND will be among the presentations at the International Electron Device Meeting to be held in Washington, DC in December.
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July 30, 2015

10nm flow reveals complexity of finFET design process

Collaboration between ARM, TSMC and Synopsys reveals challenges of 10nm finFET design flows.
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July 28, 2015

Samsung applies early prediction and color management to 10nm plans

Rapid virtual prototyping and a metal stack that's more designer friendly are two of the ways in which Samsung aims to build up foundry market share for its 14nm and 10nm finFET processes.
July 9, 2015

IBM and friends at 7nm: breakthrough or science project?

IBM, GlobalFoundries, Samsung and SUNY deserve kudos for manufacturing the first 7nm chip but the NREs involved still look frightening.
June 18, 2015

The road to 7nm sees patterning multiply

Is the industry ready to go beyond 10nm when it comes to lithography? Lithography researcher Professor David Pan sees design and process co-operation as the key approach.
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June 1, 2015

Server, IoT acceleration on Intel’s mind in Altera buy

Altera has agreed to Intel's offer to buy the company, with FPGAs to be integrated into Xeon processors after 2016. Atoms will join programmable logic in IoT-oriented devices.
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March 11, 2015

Charting out the roadmap for FD-SOI

As plans crystallize to take FD-SOI down to 10nm, CEA-Leti argues that the technology can provide an alternative path to that of finFETs to get to 7nm processes and beyond.
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October 28, 2014

imec and Coventor partner for 7nm process development

Process development alliance will enable Imec to experiment on 10 and 7nm processes in the computer before moving to the fab
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