SiGe upgrades wireless, soft radio News & Analysis 2/7/2000 Post a comment In the past year, several companies, including Atmel, Conexant, Infineon, Lucent, Motorola and STMicroelectronics, have announced that they intend to join IBM in offering highly integrated silicon-germanium (SiGe) BiCMOS technologies.
ISSCC spotlights circuit, process milestones News & Analysis 2/7/2000 Post a comment The 47th International Solid-State Circuits Conference (ISSCC) in San Francisco this week continues its long-standing tradition of featuring breakthrough IC designs that point the way toward new markets and applications.
In conjunction with unveiling of EE Times’ Silicon 60 list, journalist & Silicon 60 researcher Peter Clarke hosts a conversation on startups in the electronics industry. One of Silicon Valley's great contributions to the world has been the demonstration of how the application of entrepreneurship and venture capital to electronics and semiconductor hardware can create wealth with developments in semiconductors, displays, design automation, MEMS and across the breadth of hardware developments. But in recent years concerns have been raised that traditional venture capital has turned its back on hardware-related startups in favor of software and Internet applications and services. Panelists from incubators join Peter Clarke in debate.