Memory chips must meet strict specifications for fast data transfer, reliability, and power consumption, so accurate characterization is required at every stage of design.
It’s incumbent on IP vendors to deliver higher quality designs that enable a smoother back-end process.
New technologies continue to forge new types of test equipment. After all, everything must be tested.
The on-again, off-again Intel/Altera acquisition was the talk of a cocktail hour sponsored by Imagination Tech where tech execs talked of Moore’s Law and VR.
Power devices such as MOSFETs and IGBTs can waste power if not used properly. Test your knowledge of how to measure such losses.