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Atomically Thin Material Developed at Rice University Holds Potential for Two-Dimensional Electronics

Atomically Thin Material Developed at Rice University Holds Potential for Two-Dimensional Electronics

An atomically thin material developed at Rice University may lead to the thinnest-ever imaging platform. [More]
Xilinx Announces Volume Production of 20nm FPGAs

Xilinx Announces Volume Production of 20nm FPGAs

Xilinx, Inc. today announced that its Kintex® UltraScale™ KU040 FPGAs are now the industry's first 20nm device to move into volume production. Customers can benefit from an estimated one year time to market advantage relative to its competition. [More]
Renesas Electronics Develops New Circuit Technology for Automotive Information SoCs at 16nm

Renesas Electronics Develops New Circuit Technology for Automotive Information SoCs at 16nm

Renesas Electronics Corporation, a premier provider of advanced semiconductor solutions, today announced the development of a new circuit technology for automotive information SoCs (system on chips) at 16 nanometer (nm) and beyond. [More]
Quad-Core Silicon Built Around ARM Cortex-A17 Processor Implemented Using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 28nm-SLP Process Delivered

Quad-Core Silicon Built Around ARM Cortex-A17 Processor Implemented Using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 28nm-SLP Process Delivered

Cadence Design Systems, Inc., a leader in global electronic design innovation, and GLOBALFOUNDRIES, a leading provider of advanced semiconductor manufacturing technology, today announced the delivery of quad-core silicon built around the ARM® Cortex®-A17 processor implemented using GLOBALFOUNDRIES’ 28nm Super Low Power (28nm-SLP) process with High-k Metal Gate (HKMG) technology. [More]
Synopsys Expands Collaboration with Nanoelectronics Research Center imec

Synopsys Expands Collaboration with Nanoelectronics Research Center imec

Synopsys, Inc., a global leader providing software, IP and services used to accelerate innovation in chips and electronic systems, today announced the expansion of its collaboration with nanoelectronics research center imec to nanowire and other devices (FinFETs, Tunnel-FETs) targeting the 5-nanometer (nm) technology node and beyond. [More]
Seamless Devices Takes Advantage of Accurate Timing Resolution in Nanoscale ICs to Simplify Electronic Systems Design

Seamless Devices Takes Advantage of Accurate Timing Resolution in Nanoscale ICs to Simplify Electronic Systems Design

Innovative technology developed in Electrical Engineering Professor Peter Kinget's lab is at the core of Seamless Devices, a startup co-founded by Kinget and his former student Jayanth Kuppambatti PhD'14. [More]
SMIC Commences Operations at Shenzhen 200mm Wafer Fab

SMIC Commences Operations at Shenzhen 200mm Wafer Fab

Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corporation, the largest and most advanced pure-play foundry provider in China, announced today it has begun operations at its Shenzhen 200mm wafer fab. This fab is the first 8-inch production line to be put into operation in Southern China, and is also the first domestic IC production line to be launched after the 'National Outline of Promoting the Development of IC Industry' was issued this year. [More]
Toshiba’s 4TC7734FTG Power Management IC Adopts 130nm Analog Semiconductor Process

Toshiba’s 4TC7734FTG Power Management IC Adopts 130nm Analog Semiconductor Process

Toshiba America Electronic Components, Inc. (TAEC), a committed leader that collaborates with technology companies to create breakthrough designs, today announced a new system power management IC (PMIC) designed to help optimize power management functions for a wide range of mobile products. [More]
UofL Micro/Nano Technology Center Founding Director Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

UofL Micro/Nano Technology Center Founding Director Named Fellow of the National Academy of Inventors

Two researchers at the University of Louisville today were named Fellows of the National Academy of Inventors (NAI). [More]
Nanoscale Electronic "Elevators" Connect Logic and Memory

Nanoscale Electronic "Elevators" Connect Logic and Memory

For decades, the mantra of electronics has been smaller, faster, cheaper. Today, Stanford engineers add a fourth word – taller. [More]