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TSMC to Invest $19B in a 5nm and 3nm Fab

January 29, 2018, anysilicon

CPUs are the heart of all the mobile devices we use today, and their performance is paramount to product design and user experience. More efficient processors can lead to more powerful products while maintaining low power consumption. One of the world’s largest chip manufacturers (and consequently processors), TSMC, which manufactures

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Highest Performance Interlaken Chip-to-Chip Interface IP Core

January 29, 2018, anysilicon

Open-Silicon’s eighth-generation Interlaken IP supports up to 1.2Tbps high-bandwidth performance and up to 56Gbps SerDes rates with Forward Error Correction (FEC). This high-speed chip-to-chip interface IP features an architecture that is fully flexible, configurable and scalable, making it ideal for high-bandwidth networking applications, such as routers, switches, Framer/MAC, OTN switch,

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Semiconductor Shipments Forecast to Exceed 1 Trillion Devices in 2018

January 25, 2018, anysilicon

Annual semiconductor unit shipments (integrated circuits and opto-sensor-discretes, or O-S-D, devices) are expected to grow 9% in 2018 and top one trillion units for the first time, based on data presented in the new, 2018 edition of IC Insights’ McClean Report—A Complete Analysis and Forecast of the Integrated Circuit Industry (Figure 1).

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Starblaze Reaches Volume Production with Moortec’s Temperature Sensor in their SSD Controller SoC

January 25, 2018, anysilicon

Moortec, providers of complete In-Chip Monitoring PVT Subsystems today announced that Starblaze Technology have employed Moortec’s 28nm Temperature Sensor IP in their STAR1000 high-end consumer and starter enterprise SSD controller which has recently reached volume production.
 
Starblaze Technology’s STAR1000 is an enterprise storage SSD controller designed to deliver maximum

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Accurate Performance Analysis Requires Package Modeling

January 24, 2018, anysilicon

System performance is a critical requirement for the vast majority of integrated circuits that are designed today. To meet these stringent performance requirements, IC designers invest considerable time and effort in accurately modeling and simulating chip level performance – all to avoid nasty surprises when the first chips return from fabrication. Performance

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CEO Talk: JVD Analog ASIC Semiconductors

January 22, 2018, anysilicon

This interview took place with Bob Frostholm, VP Marketing & Sales at JVD Analog ASIC Semiconductors.
 

 
Tell me a bit about your background?
 
I’ve held Sales, Marketing and CEO roles at established and startup Analog Semiconductor Companies for more than 45 years. I was one of the original marketers

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