Editor's Notebook: Aid To India News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment ISD Magazine would like to add a message of condolence and concern to the many being sent to India this week in the aftermath of the devastating earthquake in the Western Region of the country.
JMAR expands foundry roster, inks deal with Malaysia's 1st Silicon News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment SAN DIEGO -- Gearing up for its recent entry into the semiconductor business, JMAR Technologies Inc. has expanded its silicon foundry roster by announcing a deal with Malaysia's 1st Silicon (Malaysia) Sdn. Bhd.
Under the terms of the three-year agreement, JMAR will have its CMOS logic and mixed-signal products made on a foundry basis by 1st Silicon. More specifically, 1st Silicon will make JMAR's initial semiconductor line--a family of first in-first out (FIFO) products.
Flextronics increases size of public offering News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment Flextronics, a Singapore-based electronic manufacturing service provider, boosted its recently-announced public offering from 25 million shares to 31.05 million shares, including 4.05 million shares that have been granted to underwriters to cover over-allotments. The total offering is valued at $1.18 billion.
Toshiba Adds 64-Bit MIPS-Based Embedded Microprocessor News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment San Jose, CA - January 30, 2001 - Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC) with its parent company Toshiba Corp. announced availability in production quantities of a new, higher-performance member of its MIPS-based microprocessor family that integrates a comprehensive array of on-chip peripherals.
SEZ enters wet wafer cleaning market with spin processor News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment VILLACH, Austria--The SEZ Group here this week rolled out a non-contact, double-sided wafer spin processor for cleaning applications in the front end of line (FEOL) processes. The single-wafer spin processor is capable of handling up to 200 substrates per hour.
Mitel expects 27% drop in semiconductor sales in quarter News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment OTTAWA--Preparing to turn itself into a pure-play communications chip company, Mitel Corp. today released results reflecting a 12% sequential drop in semiconductor sales to $171.1 million in the fiscal quarter ended Dec. 29, compared to the prior quarter. Late last year, the Canadian telecom company announced plans to sell off its communications systems division to concentrate on semiconductor applications (see Dec. 15 story)
Maxim köper Dallas News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment Maxims bud på Dallas Semiconductor ser ut att resultera i ett köp. Priset blir någonstans runt 2,5 miljarder dollar.
Hyundai, Infineon settle lawsuits with cross-licensing pact News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment MUNICH -- Hyundai Electronics Industries Co. Ltd. and Infineon Technologies AG announced a cross-licensing pact that settles a number of patent lawsuits pending in the U.S. and Germany. Terms of the technology pact and long-term business agreement were not released by the two companies.
Stand in one place News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment They say your whole life passes before you - or surrounds you, if you're an audiophile. When it comes to multichannel audio, Steve Ohr wonders whether he's seen this stuff before.
3G slammed by French mobile service provider News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment Bouygues Telecom SA, a prominent European mobile-phone service provider, has sent shock waves through the mobile communications industry by declining to bid for a "value-destroying" third generation (3G) license in France, its main market.
InSilicon enhances Java coprocessor core News & Analysis 2/1/2001 Post a comment Intellectual-property developer InSilicon Inc. has developed a hardware coprocessor for Java that can run at up to 200 MHz, giving portable systems such as personal digital assistants and smart cards up to 55 times the performance of a Java virtual machine in software.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments