Category Archives: ASIC Design

Ultimate Guide: ASIC (Application Specific Integrated Circuit)

An Integrated Circuit (IC), also called a chip or a microchip is a set of electronic circuits on a single small flat piece (or “chip”) of semiconductor material, usually silicon. Modern ICs are very complex and contain millions of transistors on a single chip.
 
Based on their design methodology,

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EnSilica completes PPAP on safety-critical automotive ASIC design

EnSilica, a leading provider of custom ASIC design and supply services, has announced a custom safety-critical ASIC has completed the stringent automotive production part approval process (PPAP) and is ready to enter into mass production with a tier-1 automotive supplier.
 
The ASIC’s novel functionality was developed in close collaboration

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OpenFive Tapes Out SoC for Advanced HPC/AI Solutions on TSMC 5nm Technology

SAN MATEO, Calif. – April 13, 2021 – OpenFive, a leading provider of customizable, silicon-focused solutions with differentiated IP, today announced the successful tape out of a high-performance SoC on TSMC’s N5 process, with integrated IP solutions targeted for cutting edge High Performance Computing (HPC)/AI, networking, and storage solutions.
 
The SoC features an

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Clock Domain Crossing (CDC)

This article provides an insight into Clock Domain Crossing (CDC) basics, and discuss the various techniques related to Clock Domain Crossing (CDC). We hope you will find this Clock Domain Crossing (CDC) tutorial useful for your ASIC designs.
 
What is Clock Domain Crossing (CDC)?
 
Formally Clock Domain Crossing

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CEO Talk: Gord Harling, CMC Microsystems

This interview was held with Gord Harling, President with CMC Microsystems.
 

 
Tell me a bit about your background? How did you first get started with CMC Microsystems?
 
I spent 10 years in R&D with large telecom/semiconductor companies, 20 years of start-ups and now working in not-for-profits. Read More

MosChip Joins AnySilicon Program

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AnySilicon, the leading marketplace for ASIC service providers, announced today that MosChip, a semiconductor and system design company with a focus on Turnkey ASICs, has joined AnySilicon to promote its ASIC development services. As part of the AnySilicon platform, MosChip will gain access to a full range of online marketing

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