Renesas aims to gain market share with SoCs
News & Analysis 9/30/2010 12 comments
Renesas Electronics Corp. has announced measures it says will strengthen the company's system-on-chip (SoC) business for networking and industrial infrastructures that support the cloud-computing era.
IBM characterizes single-atom DRAM
News & Analysis 9/23/2010 14 comments
IBM Research described a new pulsed-technique to stimulate and read-out the state of an individual atom for atomic-scale memories, solar cells and future quantum computers. atomic-scale memories, solar cells and future quantum computers.
NAND market is up, down
News & Analysis 9/22/2010 2 comments
Traditional NAND flash parts based on single-level-cell and multi-level-cell technologies are hot, but NAND based on three-bit-per-cell technology is lukewarm to cold, said an analyst.
Project maps ARM core variability at 32-nm
News & Analysis 9/21/2010 Post a comment
A European collaborative research project has spent about $5.8 million performing a characterization of an ARM926 core for the statistical variability that is inherent at the 32-nm manufacturing process node.
ISuppli: DRAM production costs on the rise
News & Analysis 9/14/2010 9 comments
DRAM manufacturing costs increased for the first time in nearly four years in the second quarter, stoking concerns about memory production expenses, according to the market research firm iSuppli.
SPI Bus EEPROM optimized for automotive ECUs
Product News 9/13/2010 Post a comment
Rohm Semiconductor has announced an EEPROM product family which is optimized for a number of automotive ECUs. The BR35Hxxx feature SPI bus and a high reliability with guaranteed operational functionality at temperatures up to 125 degrees C.
Rice's silicon memristor aims to beat HP
News & Analysis 9/1/2010 13 comments
Memristors made from pure silicon could enable resistive random access memory that are simpler and cheaper to manufacture than Hewlett-Packard's titanium-based formulation, according to researchers at Rice University.