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Philips design team wins EDAC award
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5/30/2002   Post a comment
Signal Integrity Sign-Off Verification
Design How-To  
5/6/2002   Post a comment
The proliferation of deep-submicron technology has made the awareness and verification of signal-integrity (SI) issues an important part of chip development. Magma Design Automation's Rajit Chandra offers an overview of SI effects of which you need to be aware throughout the design process.
Integrating Radios Needs Fine-Tuning
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5/1/2002   Post a comment
The integration of RF into single-chip devices is an ongoing challenge. A strategic plan should be developed based on what to integrate and when.
Homegrown Emulation Specs Out Comms IC
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5/1/2002   Post a comment
The most challenging and time-consuming step in the design of any chip is the verification: The more complex the chip, the greater the verification task.
Guidelines for Taking Your Idea to Market
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5/1/2002   Post a comment
So, you've been walking, driving, even showering with this great idea in your head. The time is right to be your own boss and take your idea to market.
Analog Array Boards Microcontroller Chip
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5/1/2002   Post a comment
Implementing configurable logic blocks on a microcontroller IC is by now an established practice.
Transactions Take Object-based Route
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5/1/2002   Post a comment
Today's system designs are almost always centered on processing complex transactions, but verifying such designs at the level of individual signals, bits and bytes with Verilog or VHDL testbenches is rapidly becoming impractical.


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