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Top Stories

Gearing Up For 5G

This new communications standard could transform architectural decisions across the industry, but not right away and not necessarily in obvious ways.

Adapting Mobile To A Post-Moore’s Law Era

New techniques, architectures and approaches are making up for a reduction in scaling benefits.

Why Analog Designs Fail

Analog circuitry stopped following Moore’s Law a long time ago, but that hasn't always helped.

Planning For 5G And The Edge

Experts at the Table, part 2: Understanding 5G's benefits, limitations and design challenges.

Taming Concurrency

What hoops will designers have to jump through to avoid concurrency bugs?

Mostly Upbeat Outlook For Chips

2019 will be a year of change for the semiconductor industry as new fields drive technological advancements.

Process Variation And Aging

Experts at the Table, part 2: How the very fast progress of the semiconductor industry is making transistor aging even more difficult.

Designing For Ultra-Low-Power IoT Devices

Battery-powered designs require complex optimizations for power in the context of area, performance and functionality.

What Makes A Chip Design Successful Today?

Maximum flexibility is no longer the reliable path to product success. While flexibility must be there for a purpose, it also can be a liability.

Impacts Of Reliability On Power And Performance

Determinism and coherency are becoming increasingly important as chips are used across a wide range of applications.

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Round Tables

Planning For 5G And The Edge

Experts at the Table, part 2: Understanding 5G's benefits, limitations and design challenges.

Process Variation And Aging

Experts at the Table, part 2: How the very fast progress of the semiconductor industry is making transistor aging even more difficult.

Aging In Advanced Nodes

Experts at the Table, part 1: Why aging and reliability no longer can be addressed with margining in finFETs and automotive applications.

Process Variation Not A Solved Issue

Experts at the Table: Biggest issues with process variation today, and its impacts on the design process.

Architecting For AI

Experts at the Table, part 1: What kind of processing is required for inferencing, what is the best architecture, and can they be debugged?

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Multimedia

Boosting Analog Reliability

Dealing with variability and physical effects in mixed signal designs.

Thermal Guard-Banding

Why more precision is necessary at advanced nodes.

Making Sense Of DRAM

What kind of memory is used where and why.

Hybrid Memory

Tech Talk: How long can DRAM scalIng continue?

Huge Performance Gains Ahead

Where the next boosts will come from and why.

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Arms Race In Chip Performance

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A Bit About Memory

The Promise Of GDDR6 And 7nm

Why this new memory is so critical for everything from AI to ADAS.
IP And LP In SoCs

Getting Ready for 32 GT/s PCIe 5.0 Designs

The transition from older PCI Express (PCIe) technologies to the latest Revis...
Best Of Both: LP & HP

Automated Analog Design Constraint Checking

How to achieve better performance reliability in analog circuits.
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How To Reduce Thermal Guard-Banding

What a difference a few degrees can make.
At The Core

Cutting The Cord: How Edge Intelligence Is Enabling The I...

Adding more cloud compute won't solve the problem of managing exponentially g...
January 17, 2019
Electromagnetic Crosstalk

How to Make Sure IP will Float in the Rough SoC Sea

The impact of coupling on designs and what to watch out for.
December 19, 2018
Power Awareness

Aging Analysis Hits Mainstream

Increasingly, the ability to address transistor aging is showing up in EDA to...
November 8, 2018
Spotlight On Reliability

Interaction Of Hard IP And Chip-Package

Conflicting goals make arranging copper pillars or micro bumps around hard IP...
Everything Low Power

Psst, Says 5G… Wanna See What My New Antenna Tech C...

Power consumption remains a major barrier to 5G rollout.
Power Source

Getting Ahead With Early Power Analysis

Increased power density is causing mounting power and thermal concerns that n...
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