Manufacturing Bits: Dec. 23

Magnetic glue Nanyang Technological University (NTU) Singapore has developed a new magnetic-activated glue technology. Conventional glue or adhesives involve epoxy and related materials. These adhesives are used to bond plastics, ceramics and wood. The adhesives are bonded and cured using moisture, heat or light. The curing temperatures range from room temperature to 80 degrees Celsius. ... » read more

The Week In Review: Design/IoT

Certifications TSMC certified a number of tools for its current 10nm FinFET design rules and SPICE models and 16nm FinFET Plus (16FF+) V1.0 process, including: Ansys' power integrity and electromigration tools; Cadence's custom/analog and digital implementation and signoff tools; Mentor Graphics' physical verification, design for manufacturing, and circuit verification tools; and Synopsys' ful... » read more