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AMD and Fujitsu merging their flash operations
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3/31/2003   Post a comment
Advanced Micro Devices Inc. and Fujitsu Ltd. on Monday said they would combine their flash memory operations into a new company based in Sunnyvale, Calif. The companies today announced they have executed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to establish FASL LLC. A Japan headquarters will be located in Tokyo. The new company will be based on the integration of AMD and Fujitsu's flash memory businesses, including their existing joint manufacturing venture, Fujitsu AMD Semiconductor Ltd. The new c
NEC to spin out LCD operation
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Viasystems
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Faraday furnishes USB 2.0 IP cores
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Midtier EMS providers challenged
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Why you need RTL virtual prototyping
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3/28/2003   Post a comment
Cadence Design Systems' Suk Lee traces the evolution of silicon virtual prototyping, and proposes a "continuous convergence" methodology for solving timing closure problems.
Samsung fights to hold top LCD spot
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Charger IC supports range of cell types
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3/28/2003   Post a comment
When interfaced with a microcontroller, Linear Technology Corp.'s LTC4008, a 4-amp multicell, multichemistry battery pack charger IC, is said to be capable of charging nickel cadmium, nickel metal hydride and sealed lead-acid batteries as well as lithium-ion types.
The wristwatch: The Bellwether for cell phones and PDAs?
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3/27/2003   Post a comment
The wristwatch is the bellwether for personal electronics: the laptop, PDA, cell phone, DVD player, maybe even the camcorder and still camera.
Linux expands ADSL modems' role
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Linux has long been established as the ideal operating system for providing network connectivity.
Linux is driver for network designs
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As we watch Internet-centric connected computing emerge as the next growth area, we will also see how modern, third-generation real-time operating system technology is refined to meet the demands of this new area.
Silicon grows enterprise IP phones
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Home connections about to open
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Common gateway architectures that integrate broadband access with local 802.11 wireless networks are beginning to stabilize, particularly in the Docsis cable modem market and, to a lesser extent, in digital subscriber line realms.
Some ready for big wireless rollout
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3/27/2003   Post a comment
Smaller geometries and techniques to implement RF communications on vanilla CMOS are the ingredients enabling the single-chip radios that product developers want.
Camera phone could come calling
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Although industry experts disagree on how soon video will go wireless, leading semiconductor companies and handset vendors are racing to find a way to make possible what once seemed impossible.
3G rollout plagued by uncertainty
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The 3G revolution, sparked by the merger of voice and data services in the cellular handset, has reached critical mass, say some industry watchers, while others see a slow ramp to the worldwide proliferation of third-generation handsets.
Process tricks tune radios-on-chip
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3/27/2003   Post a comment
For many of those proficient in the black art of RF design, the concept of a single-chip radio stirs up age-old arguments about how processes should be matched to the function for the best performance/cost trade-off.
Designing 5-Gbit/s Serdes: Steering Through a Road Filled with Potholes
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3/27/2003   Post a comment
Developing reliable 5-Gbit/s serdes is a rocky path filled with many challenges. But designers can overcome these challenges by reassessing circuit design, system packaging, and signal integrity.
DSPs are spreading their wings
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IBM scores win at TSMC's expense
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3/26/2003   Post a comment
HSINCHU, Taiwan -- Just hours after IBM Corp. announced a multi-year pact to make graphics chips for Nvidia Corp., Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. said that it would still remain as Nvidia???s ???primary??? foundry service provider.
Cable suppliers defend price hikes
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Hynix braces for 35% tariff on DRAMs
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Hynix Semiconductor Inc. is taking steps to cope with a 35% duty that may soon be imposed against the chipmaker for allegedly illegal subsidies from the Korean government, an official told EBN Monday.
Supercontinuum generation in a highly nonlinear fiber uses a continuous wave pump
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
Supercontinuum generation in microstructured and tapered optical fibers as well as highly nonlinear fibers (HNLFs) has attracted considerable interest over the past few years.
Sonet/SDH framers gird for multiservice
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
The days of "build it and they will come" have abruptly ceased in the communications world.
Microstructure-fiber optical parametric amplifier operates in the 1550nm telecom band
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
Microstructure Fibers (MFs) have received a lot of attention owing to the high nonlinearity that results from their very small effective core area.
LSI photonics platform paves the way for highly integrated optical circuits
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
In electronics, the desire to reduce cost, improve power consumption, simplify packaging, and to increase functionality and yield, has always been the impetus for miniaturization and integration.
First multi-channel tunable chromatic dispersion compensator based on MEMS
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
Chromatic dispersion management is one of the most important technologies for high-bit-rate DWDM systems. In particular, the transmission quality in 40Gbit/second systems is highly sensitive to chromatic dispersion.
Carbon nanotube-based saturable absorber shows promise for ultra-fast, 2R regeneration apps
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Passive saturable absorbers have attracted increasing attention for their applications in extending the bit-rates and error-free transmission distances of periodically amplified optical transmission systems.
C-MEMS filter aims at monitoring
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Ultradense wavelength-division multiplexing (DWDM) filters can potentially double, triple or even quadruple spectral efficiency by reducing the space separating channels to 50, 25 and 12.5 GHz, respectively.
Optical Fiber
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Optical network developers strategize for a return-to-profitability
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In conjunction with the Optical Fiber Communications (OFC) conference taking place in Atlanta, contributors to this week's In Focus take a look at the latest optical components for implementing photonic transport services.
Spreading out
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
In the past decade, DSPs have become synonymous with communications and multimedia, and along the way have helped propel cellular telephony to one of the largest end-product markets for semiconductors.
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