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In-Chip Monitoring Becoming Essential Below 10nm

May 20, 2019 - Complex interactions and power-related effects require understanding of how chips behave in context of real-world use cases.

Automotive, AI Drive Big Changes In Test

Apr 25, 2019 - DFT strategies are becoming intertwined with design strategies at the beginning of the design process.

Low Power Meets Variability At 7/5nm

Apr 11, 2019 - Reductions in voltage, margin and increases in physical effects are making timing closure and signoff much more difficult.

Building Bridges: A New DFT Paradigm

Mar 28, 2019 - Greater complexity and smaller process nodes are driving a major shift in design-for-test implementation

AI's Growing Impact on Chip Design

Jan 16, 2019 - Semiconductor Engineering interviews Aart de Geus to discuss the impact of AI on chip design.

Cracking The Auto IC Market

Sep 6, 2018 - Race is on to grab a share of this growing market, but it’s not so simple.

Variation In Low-Power FinFET Designs

Aug 30, 2018 - Old solutions don’t necessarily work anymore, particularly at advanced nodes and ultra-low voltage.

Chip Aging Becomes Design Problem

Aug 09, 2018 - Assessing the reliability of a device requires adding more physical factors into the analysis, many of which are interconnected in complex ways

More Sigmas in Auto Chips

Aug 02, 2018 - Increasing robustness levels will require significant changes throughout the entire automotive ecosystem.

Auto Chip Ecosystem Needs Common Language

Aug 02, 2018 - To reach the levels of robustness that autonomous vehicles will require, companies throughout the auto and semiconductor ecosystems are working with an eye toward high-sigma design.