Week In Review: Design, Low Power

It’s earnings season. Arm, Cadence, Synopsys, Siemens (consolidated), Rambus, and Renesas reported quarterly results over the past couple weeks. All posted year-over-year revenue growth, despite an overall challenging macroeconomic climate. A roundup of all the chip industry earnings reports from the past several weeks can be found here. The edge computing market is projected to jump to al... » read more

Chip Industry’s Technical Paper Roundup: Feb. 14

New technical papers recently added to Semiconductor Engineering’s library: [table id=80 /] If you have research papers you are trying to promote, we will review them to see if they are a good fit for our global audience. At a minimum, papers need to be well researched and documented, relevant to the semiconductor ecosystem, and free of marketing bias. There is no cost involved for us p... » read more

Emulation System for Racetrack Memories Based on FPGA

A technical paper titled "ERMES: Efficient Racetrack Memory Emulation System based on FPGA" was written by researchers at University of Calabria and TU Dresden. "This paper presents a new emulation system for RTMs based on heterogeneous FPGA-CPU Systems-on-Chips (SoCs). Thanks to its high flexibility, the proposed emulator can be easily configured to evaluate different memory architectures. ... » read more