Logic goes straight on power chip News & Analysis 12/1/2000 Post a comment US-based Power semiconductor company Ixys has been awarded a patent in the US for a technology that will let it put logic chips directly on to high-power semiconductors.
IP core handles soft errors News & Analysis 12/1/2000 Post a comment Iroc Technologies has developed what it reckons is the first intellectual property (IP) core to handle soft errors caused by alpha radiation.
Temperature pushed to 250° on memory News & Analysis 12/1/2000 Post a comment Researchers at the Fraunhofer Institute for Microelectronics Circuits (Fraunhofer-IMS) in Germany have developed a CMOS chip capable of operating in temperatures up to 250°C. Conventional circuits fail at about 125°C.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 23 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...