Models, models, models…
Blog 9/29/2011 3 comments
Without models the EDA industry could not exist and when it comes to trying to promote a new abstraction level, models become the sticking point. Synopsys intends to change that…
Crocus appoints CEO for Russian MRAM fab
News & Analysis 9/29/2011 Post a comment
Crocus Technology Inc., a developer of MRAM memory ICs, has announced the appointment of Boris Omarov as CEO of a manufacturing joint venture, Crocus Nano Electronics (CNE), which is being created to run an MRAM wafer fab under development in Russia.
Elpida has 4-Gbit DRAM in 25-nm process
Product News 9/27/2011 2 comments
Elpida Memory Inc. has said it has completed development of the industry's first 25-nm process 4-Gbit DDR3 synchronous DRAM. The company claims the part is also the smallest 4-Gbit DRAM yet produced.
Blog 9/21/2011 Post a comment
There are many news stories out every week that are interesting, but on their own don't warrant a full writeup. This is a roundup of such information...
IEDM: Samsung to present 20nm planar process
Research 9/21/2011 5 comments
Researchers from Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. are set to unveil the company's 20-nm logic process at the International Electron Devices Meeting, which is due to take place in Washington DC, Dec. 5 to 7, 2011.
IEDM: Hynix takes NAND to 15-nm
News & Analysis 9/16/2011 15 comments
Hynix has developed a 15-nm NAND flash memory cell which it plans to unveil at this year's International Electron Devices Meeting in December. At the same conference the company is due to present 42-nm half-pitch process for the production of 1-Gbit phase-change memories and beyond.
Sidense sues Kilopass and CEO Cheng
News & Analysis 9/6/2011 2 comments
Sidense Corp., a developer of licensable non-volatile memory, has said it has filed a law suit in the Northern District of California against rival Kilopass Technology Inc. and Kilopass CEO Charlie Cheng, on five counts, alleging defamation and unfair competition.
New JEDEC spec online
Blog 9/2/2011 2 comments
I just heard from my contacts at JEDEC that they have issued Release 4 of the DDR3 Serial Presence Detect (SPD) Specification.