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Freescale’s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors Thumbnail

Freescale’s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors

Posted on December 12, 2011
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Freescale‘s new Xtrinsic MMA65xxKW family of accelerometers for advanced airbag sensors leverages SOI-based high-aspect-ratio (HAR) MEMS  technology, which increases sensitivity and improves reliability.

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ST: FD-SOI for Competitive SOCs at 28nm and Beyond Thumbnail

ST: FD-SOI for Competitive SOCs at 28nm and Beyond

Posted by (STMicroelectronics) on November 18, 2011
In ASN #18, Design & Manufacturing, In & Around Our Industry
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STMicroelectronics sees its flavor of planar FD-SOI as an excellent response to the complex needs of mobile multimedia chips. The multi-functional system-on-chips (SOC) needed at the heart of the next generations of wireless, high-performance, low-power multimedia devices have very different needs than the mono-functional processors of the past. Traditionally, the trade-off for computers and servers […]

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Bulk logic designs for mobile apps port directly to FD-SOI Thumbnail

Bulk logic designs for mobile apps port directly to FD-SOI

Posted by (ARM) on November 4, 2011
In ASN #18, Design & Manufacturing, In & Around Our Industry
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Bulk logic designs can be ported directly to FD-SOI for high-performing, low-power mobile apps. Fully-depleted (FD)-SOI is a potential alternative to BULK 20nm. But what sort of the impact will that have on the design flow? The short answer is: very little. Designs for low-power mobile applications in 28nm bulk benefit significantly in terms of […]

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Freescale is sampling the first PSC913x family of “base station-on-chip” products built on its innovative 45nm SOI-based QorIQ Qonverge multimode platform. Thumbnail

Freescale is sampling the first PSC913x family of “base station-on-chip” products built on its innovative 45nm SOI-based QorIQ Qonverge multimode platform.

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Freescale is sampling the first PSC913x family of “base station-on-chip” products built on its innovative 45nm SOI-based QorIQ Qonverge multimode platform. As described in ASN (February 2011) when it launched in Barcelona this winter at the Mobile World Congress, these chips simultaneously support multiple air interfaces, providing operators and OEMs “future-proof”, highly integrated heterogeneous solutions […]

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Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment Thumbnail

Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment

Posted on September 21, 2011
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The leading producer of SOI wafers, Soitec was named NXP’s Best Supplier for Front End Materials & Equipment. NXP was one of the first in the industry to use SOI. The relationship with Soitec dates back to 1995, when the two companies began work together on the development of the (then Philips’) breakthrough SOI-based ABCD […]

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RDA Microelectronics of Shanghai developed the RDASW91

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Leveraging IBM’s RF SOI process, fabless RDA Microelectronics of Shanghai developed the RDASW91, the world’s first single-pole, nine-throw (SP9T) antenna switch with an integrated logic decoder and low pass filters in a single die solution. The target is the fast-growing multiband 3G handset market, wherein SOI offers superior performance and significant cost reduction compared to […]

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NXP’s continues its line of SOI-based automotive CAN transceivers with the next-gen TJA1048 Thumbnail

NXP’s continues its line of SOI-based automotive CAN transceivers with the next-gen TJA1048

Posted on September 21, 2011
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NXP‘s continues its line of SOI-based automotive CAN transceivers with the next-gen TJA1048 for automotive engine, body control and gateway apps. SOI enables extremely low emission and high immunity against EMI, and protects the bus pins against transients in the automotive environment.

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SiTime has introduced its SiT500x family, the industry’s first Voltage Controlled, Temperature Compensated Oscillator (VCTCXO) products with ±0.5 PPM stability Thumbnail

SiTime has introduced its SiT500x family, the industry’s first Voltage Controlled, Temperature Compensated Oscillator (VCTCXO) products with ±0.5 PPM stability

Posted on September 21, 2011
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Continuing it extremely successful line of SOI-MEMS based products, SiTime has introduced its SiT500x family, the industry’s first Voltage Controlled, Temperature Compensated Oscillator (VCTCXO) products with ±0.5 PPM stability. Targets are telecom, networking and wireless apps.

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

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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SiTime’s cumulative shipments have topped 50 million units

Posted on June 13, 2011
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Thanks to strong worldwide demand for its SOI-based Oscillators, Clock Generators and Resonators, SiTime‘s cumulative shipments have topped 50 million units.

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