Special Reports

Billions And Billions Invested
By: Mark LaPedus

EUV continues to soak up the majority of lithography R&D dollars, leaving some potentia...
Pain Management
By: Ed Sperling

Second of two parts: Managing pain is literally a growing problem, extending from the b...
Micro-Power Energy Harvesting
By: Ernest Worthman

Micro-scale energy harvesting, enabled by a new ultra-low voltage module, is emerging a...
Biggest Verification Mistakes
By: Ann Steffora Mutschler

With SoCs containing more processors and more software than ever before, it’s not jus...


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Top Stories

The CEO of Kilopass, a developer of memory IP, talks abou...
Analysis: Acquisition gives Cadence the most complete fun...
An insider’s look at doing business in Taiwan, the grow...
Progress is being made on the packaging side of 2.5D and ...
193nm immersion lithography probably can be extended to 7...
Analysis: Rumblings about IBM selling off its semiconductor business have cre...
For finFETs and stacked die to become mainstream, advances are needed in metr...
Cost remains an issue, but different packaging approaches are beginning to ga...
A primer on the use and importance of PDKs in wafer fabrication.


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Latest News

Blog Review: April 23

Smart mirrors; IoT hurdles; 1 million tapeouts; UVM libraries; wireless defin...

Manufacturing Bits: April 22

Detecting counterfeit goods; rare earth chips; paper RAMs and other chips fro...

Power/Performance Bits: April 22

High temp plasmonic metamaterials, which could significantly improve solar ce...

System Bits: April 22

A neuromorphic computing roadmap envisions an analog path to simulating the h...


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International News

Plugging Information Leaks

A case involving a NAND data leak is raising lots of questions about how to s...

Fill ‘Er Up With Hydrogen

Japanese car makers ready zero-emission fuel cell vehicles, opening new oppor...

ATE Platform Strategy Gains Ground

Advantest introduces new test heads for its platform, signaling gains in new ...

Explosion At Mitsubishi Materials

Analysis: What happened and why it matters to the semiconductor industry.


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