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Big Changes Ahead For Inside Auto Cabins

By: Bryon Moyer

New electronics to monitor driver awareness, reduce road noise, ensure no babies or pets are left in hot cars.
Why It’s So Difficult — And Costly — To Secure Chips

By: Ed Sperling

Threats are growing and widening, but what is considered sufficient can vary greatly by application or by user. Even then, it m...
Missing Interposer Abstractions And Standards

By: Brian Bailey

Interposers still need to be opened to the masses; benefits include more flexibility and fewer aging effects.

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Top Stories

Using Manufacturing Data To Boost Reliability

Correlation becomes big challenge as data sources and volume increase.

Speeding Up Scan-Based Volume Diagnosis

Where the bottlenecks are, and what can be done to eliminate them.

Big Payback For Combining Different Types Of Fab Data

But technical, physical and business barriers remain for fully leveraging this data.

Improving Energy And Power Efficiency In The Data Center

Optimizing energy and power efficiency in server chips and software is a multifaceted c...

Advanced Packaging For Automotive Chips

Cost, thermal dissipation, and overall reliability will likely determine which technolo...

Will Markets For ML Models Materialize?

There's a lot of discussion about how this can work, and even some pioneering work, but...

Startup Funding: November 2021

Real money for VR tech, plus big chips and self-driving vehicles; 101 startups raise ov...

Product Lifecycle Management For Semiconductors

The C-Suite wants the chip industry to use PLM, but are their issues different enough t...

Advanced Packaging Shifts Design Focus To System Level

Partitioning and floor-planning become big challenges. What goes on which die?

Gaps In The AI Debug Process

Verification and debug of AI is a multi-level problem with several stakeholders, each w...

End In Sight For Chip Shortages?

Some segments are normalizing, others may be impacted through 2022.

The Race To Make Better Qubits

How dopant atoms could make qubits that last much longer.

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Latest News

Blog Review: Dec. 8

Design and runtime power introspection; counterfeit chips comi...

Week In Review: Manufacturing, Test

ASE sells plants; ATE; Nvidia-Arm deal blocked; top foundries.

Week In Review: Design, Low Power

Infineon buys precision electroplating firm; AI chip design; n...

Week In Review: Auto, Security, P...

U.S. EV targets at risk; Fraunhofer mioty; AWS and Infineon, S...

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Research

Manufacturing Bits: Dec. 6

China’s rare earth land grab; separation process; neodymium.

Power/Performance Bits: Dec. 6

Tunable 2D semiconductors; preventing Li-ion battery fires.

Manufacturing Bits: Nov. 30

Quantum chemistry; quantum internet; quantum memory.

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Startup Corner

Startup Funding: November 2021

Real money for VR tech, plus big chips and self-driving vehicl...

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Videos

Creating IoT Devices That Will Remain Secure


End-To-End Traceability


Total Critical Area For Optimizing Test Patterns


1.6 Tb/s Ethernet Challenges

Knowledge Centers / Entities, people and technologies explored