The industry is at a crossroads: some designs pursue scaling to 7nm while the majority stay on 28nm or older nodes.
Without understanding signal bandwidth and sampling, you'll have quite a time trying to understand how signals are digitized.
With integrated devices, and particularly an array of analog and mixed-signal functions, there is often a quandary over what resources to include and what to leave out.
Spending a ton of money on R&D doesn’t guarantee successful new products. It takes leadership and an understanding of your markets.
Semiconductors are pivoting again, and the space is exploding.