IBM, partners to report 22-nm FinFET SRAM News & Analysis 6/1/2010 2 comments A research team comprising authors from IBM Research, GlobalFoundries, Toshiba and NEC has produced an SRAM cell with an area of 0.0063 square microns using FinFET transistors and optical lithography.
Cadence uses Rapid Bridge's LiquidIP Product News 6/1/2010 Post a comment Cadence Design Systems Inc. and Rapid Bridge LLC have signed an agreement under which Rapid Bridge's LiquidIP, a system of interdependent, silicon-proven IPs, becomes available as part of the Cadence Open Integration Platform.
ATIC preps Abu Dhabi for chip manufacturing News & Analysis 6/1/2010 Post a comment Advanced Technology Investment Co. (ATIC), the Abu Dhabi government-owned investment vehicle behind foundry chip maker GlobalFoundries Inc. (Sunnyvale, Calif.), has announced it plans to create an "advanced technology cluster" in Abu Dhabi.
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.