DATE 2013

April 10, 2013

The wrong units of compute

Scale-out computing has demands so different from conventional applications that it could reshape the way to design one class of multicore processors.
March 27, 2013

Intel and ST stake claims to foundry low power designs

With both now more dependent on foundry business for their finFET (trigate) and FDSOI offerings, DATE was a chance to push their innovations in low power.
March 22, 2013

DATE: Silicon Europe plans to build cluster of clusters

Four of the European centers for electronics research and business development have set up a project to try to create a virtual “silicon cluster” that aims ultimately to build a worldwide development network for energy-efficient systems.
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March 22, 2013

DATE: ARM proposes ‘unit of compute’ as basis for energy-efficient systems

ARM CPU chief proposes 'unit of compute' as building block for energy-efficient computation systems
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March 20, 2013

DATE: Double patterning and finFETs force flexibility on tools

EDA companies are having to plan for the different ways in which double patterning and finFETs could move into fabs, Antun Domic of Synopsys explains.
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March 20, 2013

DATE: The rise of the power architect

Docea Power extends power and thermal analysis tools to address complexity and sub-dividing responsibilities among architects.
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March 20, 2013

DATE: The real causes of carbon nanotube FET performance variation

Don't underestimate the influence of metallic nanotubes and tube alignment, say Stanford researchers.
March 20, 2013

DATE: Early shift to finFET processes challenges IP development strategies

An early shift to finFET processes is making developing IP libraries more challenging.
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March 20, 2013

Accellera publishes SystemC-AMS 2.0 standard

Accellera Systems Initiative has published the language reference manual for the latest version of its mixed-signal simulation environment based on SystemC. Version 2.0 of SystemC-AMS adds support for more dynamic behaviors in the analog domain.
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March 19, 2013

SoC prototyping ascends the learning curve

Leading vendors and users spoke of the challenges in developing today's SoCs when faced with a plethora of prototyping techniques - and the challenges that remain.

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