SoC technical difficulties ahead; stand by News & Analysis 1/13/2003 Post a comment Despite the assurances of foundries, ASIC vendors and tool suppliers that the problems with 130-nanometer CMOS are well in hand and that 90 nm is ready to use, there is a rumbling of voices from experienced design teams that not all is well.
Adapting an architecture to fit 130 nm News & Analysis 1/13/2003 Post a comment Designing picoChip's new communications processor chip, the PC101, which arrived in first silicon in November, taught us that using 0.13-micron processes is a lot more difficult that our engineers expected, though no one thought it would be easy.
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