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Multicore’s perfect balance

Posted by (Freescale) on December 4, 2009
In ASN #14, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Freescale’s highly successful QorIQ™ line of communications processors leverages 45nm SOI for power & performance at the right price. Last year, Freescale launched a new line of communications platforms on 45nm SOI under the QorIQ™ (pronounced “Core IQ”) brand name. As the industry leader, Freescale has shipped 250 million communications processors over the years. With […]

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The Power of Communication

Posted by (Freescale) on October 31, 2007
In ASN #8, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Freescale is the world leader in integrated communications processors. Here’s why the new generation PowerQUICC® series is on SOI. Freescale’s PowerQUICC® family of integrated communications processors go into the world’s leading enterprise routers, wireless LANs, base stations, media gateways, network storage and industrial electronics. For us, that means ensuring the highest level of integration possible […]

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Enhanced Strained Silicon-On-Insulator CMOS Devices

Posted by (Freescale) on July 11, 2006
In ASN #5, Design & Manufacturing, In & Around Our Industry

Freescale has investigated a selective biaxial-uniaxial strain hybridization method that significantly enhances drive current without adding process complexity. It has become increasingly difficult to scale CMOS transistors, yet still maintain high drive currents and simultaneously reduce supply voltage (Vdd). This is because threshold voltage and gate oxide thickness cannot be scaled at the same rate […]

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