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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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Faraday furnishes USB 2.0 IP cores
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On-Chip Design Verification with Xilinx FPGAs
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Xilinx Virtex-II Pro devices have redefined FPGAs. The Virtex-II Pro brings with it not only a denser and faster FPGA, but an IBM PPC 405 core and up to twenty four 3.125Gb/s high speed serial transceivers. Agilent Technologies' Adrian Hernandez explores on-chip design verification with Xilinx FPGAs.
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.
Ultrawideband enables the wireless digital living room
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The digital living room has made great strides over the past several years with the availability of affordable displays, DVDs, digital video recorders and set-top boxes.
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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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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3/27/2003   Post a comment
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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3/26/2003   Post a comment
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.
Taking an Inside Look at TDMoIP: A Tutorial
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3/26/2003   Post a comment
VoIP has fallen short on the promise of providing a vehicle for delivering telephony traffic over IP networks. Fortunately, TDMoIP provides an alternative by transporting encapsulated TDM data over packet networks. Here's a look at how TDMoIP works.
Using PLLs to Obtain Carrier Synchronization: Part 1
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3/25/2003   Post a comment
Impairments in digital communication channels cause frequency and phase offset headaches for designers. Through the use of PLLs, designers can improve carrier recovery in receiver architectures and, in turn, combat impairments.
Hynix braces for 35% tariff on DRAMs
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
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.
The path for wavelength switching
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
The successful commercialization of wavelength-switching technologies necessitates a cost-effective introduction into existing optical networks that were not originally designed for this relatively recent technological advancement.
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.
How to add value to MSA optical transceivers
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
Optical fiber is the transport medium that has emerged to accommodate the expected long-term growth in the communications industry.
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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3/24/2003   Post a comment
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.
DRAM industry's second tier locked in tight race for No. 3 spot behind Samsung, Micron
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3/24/2003   Post a comment
The capital-intensive DRAM market is headed for another raucous year as vendors scramble for new ways to offset historically low prices while maintaining volume manufacturing output.
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