2021-04-15 - Marco Ciaffi and John Min

Building security into AI SoCs at silicon level

With the rapid deployment of artificial intelligence (AI), the focus of AI system on chip (SoC) design has been on…

- Jae Uk Lee, Ryoung Han Kim, IMEC, and David Abercrombie, Rehab Kotb Ali, Siemens EDA

Creating and decomposing a DRC-compliant design for SAMP processes

Creating and decomposing a DRC-compliant design for self-aligned multi-patterning processes is not a trivial matter.

2021-04-12 - Benoit de Lescure

NoC technology opens up new architectural options

Functions in an SoC communicating with each other through an interconnect architecture is not so different from a network.

2021-04-06 - Iuliana Radu

2D materials promise to extend the logic chip technology roadmap

There is a worldwide interest in 2D materials, especially their promise to further extend the logic chip technology roadmap.

2021-03-12 - Chouki Aktouf

EDA breakthroughs needed to conquer evolving SoC design challenges

As system complexity continues to rise, breakthroughs are needed if EDA is to keep ahead of SoC design challenges.

2021-02-05 - Majeed Ahmad

Chip designer Jim Keller’s journey spans 4 semiconductor architectures

Here is a chronicle of chip designer Jim Keller’s journey, which spans four semiconductor architectures: x86, PowerPC, MIPS, and Arm.

2021-02-01 - Majeed Ahmad

CES panel tracks RISC-V’s journey to commercial processors

A panel discussion took a closer look at the RISC-V and processor design areas and how it’s creating a healthy…

2021-01-15 - EDN Staff

Generating track masks for SAMP processes

Learn the decomposition requirements for generating track masks for SAMP processes while complying with all relevant DRC.

2020-10-26 - Majeed Ahmad

AMD acquiring Xilinx to boost data center offerings

AMD is reportedly acquiring FPGA design house Xilinx to boost its server and data center chip offerings.

- Rajan Bedi

Space-grade FPGAs can be re-programmed in-orbit

Re-programming SRAM and flash-based space-grade FPGAs in-orbit offers flexibility to change functionality and improve system performance in response to changing…