Challenges With Stacking Memory On Logic

Experts at the Table: Semiconductor Engineering sat down to discuss the changes in design tools and methodologies needed for 3D-ICs, with Sooyong Kim, director and product specialist for 3D-IC at Ansys; Kenneth Larsen, product marketing director at Synopsys; Tony Mastroianni, advanced packaging solutions director at Siemens EDA; and Vinay Patwardhan, product management group director at Cadence... » read more

Blog Review: Sept. 25

By Ed Sperling Mentor’s Michael Ford has replaced his dingy bathroom lights with LEDs, and now he literally can see all the stuff that needs to be fixed. Sound familiar? Synopsys’ Mick Posner pulls out the old bread and drink mnemonic for which water glass is yours at a crowded table. But what do you do when someone else gets it wrong? “Excuse me, that’s my FPGA prototyping board.�... » read more