San Jose, Calif. Atmel Corp. has begun marketing RoHS-compliant versions of several of its extended-reliability microprocessor products based on PowerPC cores. The company is offering LTCC (Low Temperature Co-fired Ceramic) versions, also called Hi-TCE ceramic, for its entire PowerPC microprocessor offering.
These Hi-TCE package developments allow Atmel to offer RoHS-compliant versions for the PowerPC 603R, 745, 755 and 7457 32- bit RISC microprocessors, in either LGA-form or Pb-free CBGA, from commercial to military temperature range.
These four products are now available for small volume quantities, qualification and production ramp-up is scheduled for 3Q of 2006.
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