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re: Boosting CMOS Power Across the 2nd Dimension
mems12   11/29/2012 4:25:05 PM
The picture above is a comparison of the "big" discrete inductors and the wafer level micro-inductors they sit on. The announcement is about the capability to incorporate magnetic alloy with wafer processing to make such MEMS inductors possible.

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re: Boosting CMOS Power Across the 2nd Dimension
resistion   11/29/2012 12:39:14 PM
How large? Microhenries?

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re: Boosting CMOS Power Across the 2nd Dimension
Traces   11/29/2012 10:52:45 AM
Well, yes, but the passive being put on chip here is ferrite core inductors, which is a big deal, as it allows very large inductors needed for reasonably low frequency switching power supplies to be integrated.

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re: Boosting CMOS Power Across the 2nd Dimension
unknown multiplier   11/29/2012 3:04:11 AM
Is this just a case of putting a discrete on-chip?

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