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Microcontamination, Despite High Yield, Can Cause Long-term Reliability Issues For 7 nm node chips, any contaminant can make a chip fail. Microcontamination control is the last line of defense for chipmakers, as... read more

Ethernet Entrees as Gargantuan Appetite for Data Centers Continues Ethernet technology is stretching to meet the growing demands of data centers for a data-centric society.Data centers are reaching phenomenal si... read more

How the New Data Economy is Driving Memory to 3D NAND In the past, growth has primarily been driven by processors with architecture that has been focused on computation. However, the next generation of computing... read more

A Brief Tutorial on Artificial Neural Networks and their Training A machine learning algorithm is only a computer program, but it works by improving its performance with every piece of clearly identified data. A... read more



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  • Microcontamination, Despite High Yield, Can Cause Long-term Reliability Issues

    12/13/18  For 7 nm node chips, any contaminant can make a chip fail. Microcontamination control is the last line of defense for chipmakers, as even a lot yield in the high 90s percent range can bear chips with long-term reliability issues. According...

  • Ethernet Entrees as Gargantuan Appetite for Data Centers Continues

    12/10/18  Ethernet technology is stretching to meet the growing demands of data centers for a data-centric society. Data centers are reaching phenomenal sizes. A 3.5 million square foot data center in Las Vegas, Nevada “provides fiber optic-speed information...

  • How the New Data Economy is Driving Memory to 3D NAND

    12/03/18  In the past, growth has primarily been driven by processors with architecture that has been focused on computation. However, the next generation of computing has shown itself to be more memory-centric, with a lake of data in the center of processing...

  • A Brief Tutorial on Artificial Neural Networks and their Training

    11/15/18  A machine learning algorithm is only a computer program, but it works by improving its performance with every piece of clearly identified data. Artificial neural networks are merely fitting the parameters of a complex function to huge data sets...

  • Industry Groups Pave Way for Field-Bus Standard

    10/29/18  Industrial Internet Consortium Members, IEEE, OPC Foundation and Shapers Group collaborate on open industry standard. Industrial networks (also known as field buses) come from simpler times and were originally used to provide deterministic...

  • Broader Testing Services as the Cloud and More Evolve

    10/02/18  What’s new as the number of nodes in the data center continues to grow Editor’s Note: “What we are seeing now, because we have run out of IPv4 addresses, is that service providers deploying networks want IPv6-only networks,” Timothy...

  • Online IOT Certification Program Offered at UC-Irvine

    09/23/18  UC-Irvine's IOT Certification program provides a foundational knowledge in Ambient Computing and IoT to improve business operations and increase practitioners career options.

  • Time-Sensitive Networking’s Journey from Layer 2 to Layer 3

    08/21/18  Why a completely new model is needed to integrate determinism into routed networks. Introduction In the last decade, Ethernet has made its case as the communication medium for industrial and automotive networks. The applications in these types...

  • Tackling Sophisticated Cyberattacks Head On

    08/21/18  How open hardware architecture and platform scalability are bringing 100G+ detection and prevention into the IoT era. Meeting New Challenges for Detection and Prevention As network protection increasingly demands more sophisticated and diversified...

  • Q&A with Ted Marena, Microsemi

    07/27/18  Accelerating positive change within the RISC-V landscape  Editor’s Note: A May 2018 announcement by Microsemi of its collaboration with fabless semiconductor company SiFive, aimed at enabling Linux software and firmware developers to build...

  • Comparing Hardware for Artificial Intelligence: FPGAs vs. GPUs vs. ASICs

    07/24/18  Compare the general pros and cons of hardware commonly used for AI applications. FPGAs are looking good: a free command-line tool makes FPGAs that much easier to work with and dramatically lowers the size of an inference model, all in one go....

  • The Global Semiconductor Industry Reached $115.8 Billion in Q1 2018, IHS Markit Says

    06/26/18  Global semiconductor industry revenue declined 3.4 percent in the first quarter of 2018 falling to $115.8 billion. Semiconductor industry performance was negatively affected by the declining sales and first-quarter seasonality ...


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