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Memoir Systems’ Memory IP Now in ST’s FD-SOI ASICS & SOCs

Posted on November 8, 2013
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Memoir Systems has made its revolutionary Algorithmic Memory Technology available for embedded memories in ASICs and SoCs manufactured in STMicroelectronic’s FD-SOI process technology. ST is a leading manufacturer of ASICs. “With our commitment to breakthrough memory technology, accelerated design times, and extreme high-performance, making our best-in-class Algorithmic Memory Technology available on FD-SOI was important to […]

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Interview: How NXP’s SOI Technology Enables Major Advance in Automotive Position Sensors

Posted by on August 8, 2011
In ASN #18, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Guenter Reiniger, Marketing Manager for NXP’s Automotive Sensors, explains how SOI helps eliminate the need for external components in a new magnetic sensor family. Advanced Substrate News (ASN): NXP recently announced the KMA210, the first in a new family of magnetoresistive (MR) sensor chips. What is it used for? Guenter Reiniger (GR): The KMA210 is […]

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IBM has developed a 32nm SOI prototype of the smallest

Posted on December 4, 2009
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IBM has developed a 32nm SOI prototype of the smallest, densest and fastest on-chip eDRAM. It uses four times less standby power and has up to a thousand times lower soft-error rate. The technology will be used by a wide range of ASIC and foundry clients, and as well as in IBM’s servers. An initial […]

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Sandia National Laboratories

Posted on December 4, 2009
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Sandia National Laboratories’ fab in Albuquerque, N.M., has been accredited by the U.S. Department of Defense to provide “trusted foundry” services for its strategically radiation-hardened, 3.3-volt, 0.35-micrometer SOI process, which produces custom, low-volume, high reliability ASICs for conditions of extreme temperature fluctuations, shock and radiation.

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SOI for ASICs: Right Into the Flow

Posted by (ARM) on May 11, 2007
In News & Viewpoints, SOI In Action
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Here’s why ARM, the industry’s leading provider of intellectual property for processor, peripheral and SoC design, sees SOI technology as a powerful tool in the quest for optimized performance and power consumption. Silicon-On-Insulator (SOI) technology offers designers an opportunity for product differentiation and value creation. Adopting well-designed SOI physical IP products gives ASIC designers additional […]

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Honeywell is rolling out a roster of SOI-based

Posted on May 11, 2007
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• Honeywell is rolling out a roster of SOI-based, 150nm rad-hard chips, fabricated at its new, DoD-accredited fab in Plymouth, Minnesota: – the HXSRO1608, the first 16-million bit SRAM for radiation-tolerant and radiation-hardened applications. – the HXNV0100, the world’s first one-million bit non-volatile MRAM for strategic space electronics applications. – the HX5000 , the world’s […]

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Honeywell & SOI: Military, Aerospace and Beyond

Posted on July 11, 2006
In ASN #5, End-User Apps, SOI In Action
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Honeywell has sent SOI by Jupiter and to Mars. Now its SOI rad-hard foundry services are charting new frontiers with the industry’s first 150 nm rad-hard, digital ASIC solutions and more. Honeywell’s path runs parallel to commercial markets. Chips destined for space are increasingly facing the same performance vs. power issues of chips we find […]

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SOI-based Electronics for Avionic & Space Harsh Environments

Posted by (Cissoid) on July 11, 2006
In ASN #5, Design & Manufacturing, In & Around Our Industry
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SOI-based ICs developed by CISSOID for extreme conditions are reaching record operating temperatures. The electronics used in Avionics & Space are subject to very harsh conditions, in particular very wide operating temperature ranges. In avionics, the sensors placed close to the engine are subject to very high temperature, well above 200°C, and airplane manufacturers are […]

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SOI By Design

Posted on April 6, 2006
In ASN #4, Design & Manufacturing, In & Around Our Industry
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The widening availability of tools and services is good news for designers in the fabless/foundry arena considering the move to SOI. Leading foundries have made the investments in manufacturing on SOI. Those that have taken the final steps – finalizing electrical characterization, constructing SPICE models, integrating design tools and building libraries – are winning business. […]

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First ASIC design kit for 90nm SOI process

Posted by (Soisic) on December 7, 2005
In ASN #3, Design & Manufacturing, In & Around Our Industry
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Soisic solution enables any ASIC designer using industry-standard EDA tools to move transparently into SOI     Until now, any company doing SOI chips has been using their own internal tools and design flows: there was no standard SOI ASIC design kit available. This effectively shut out fabless companies and complicated things for those companies […]

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