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Interview: Leti CEO Malier on the FD-SOI Breakthrough; Leti Days in Grenoble (24-26 June) & Semicon West Thumbnail

Interview: Leti CEO Malier on the FD-SOI Breakthrough; Leti Days in Grenoble (24-26 June) & Semicon West

Posted by on June 17, 2014
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Some years back, European research giant CEA-Leti made a major commitment to support FD-SOI, partnering with STMicroelectronics, Soitec and IBM.  Now, with the big FD-SOI foundry announcement by Samsung and STMicroelectronics, Leti’s ready to bring its vast expertise to players throughout the value chain, right up through design integration. To learn more about the range […]

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Kalray considers FD-SOI for many-core processors (Electronics360)

Posted on May 7, 2014
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Kalray is considering an FD-SOI version of its family of programmable multicore processors, reports Peter Clarke of Electronics360 (see article here).  Clarke says that Kalray’s director of solutions and software services told him that while they’re currently on 28nm bulk, they’ve had customer interest in an FD-SOI version of a planned 64-core chip for telecom, […]

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Eveon and Leti Leverage SOI in Milestone: Fabrication Of Smart Bolus-type Micro-pump for Drug Delivery Thumbnail

Eveon and Leti Leverage SOI in Milestone: Fabrication Of Smart Bolus-type Micro-pump for Drug Delivery

Posted on March 26, 2014
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(Courtesy: CEA-Leti)   Eveon and CEA-Leti have demonstrated liquid-pumping for smart drug delivery in the bolus mode using a silicon-based micro-pump fabricated with a standard MEMS process. (Read full press release here.) The milestone is the first functional micro-pump integration using MEMS standard process on Leti’s 200mm line. It is a result of FluMin3, Eveon […]

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Debiotech expands target market for SOI-MEMS based solution to Type 2 diabetes Thumbnail

Debiotech expands target market for SOI-MEMS based solution to Type 2 diabetes

Posted on February 7, 2014
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(Images courtesy: Debiotech) Debiotech has debuted the JewelPUMP2, a new product dedicated to the Diabetes Type 2 market, based on Debiotech’s innovative JewelPUMP platform (press release here). By using its JewelPUMP platform, which is already in the industrialization phase and in preparation for the CE marking, Debiotech will be able to introduce the JewelPUMP2 shortly […]

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Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCMOS) says it is seeing increasing sales of its gas-sensing microsystems and is on the cusp of more major contracts.

Posted on August 26, 2013
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Cambridge CMOS Sensors (CCMOS) says it is seeing increasing sales of its gas-sensing microsystems and is on the cusp of more major contracts. Gas-sensing technology has a broad range of applications, including domestic gas detectors, industrial safety, explosive detection, medical diagnostics and environmental monitoring. A Cambridge University spin-off that recently raised an additional £4.5m, the […]

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Debiotech has introduced, for the first time worldwide, its SOI-MEMS-based JewelPUMP platform for Diabetes Therapy at the prestigious EASD 2012 conference in Berlin, Germany

Posted on December 12, 2012
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Following its much heralded debut at the ADA last year, Debiotech has introduced, for the first time worldwide, its SOI-MEMS-based JewelPUMP platform for Diabetes Therapy at the prestigious EASD 2012 conference in Berlin, Germany. The MEMS device was co-designed and is manufactured by STMicroelectronics. Debiotech, which also presented the results of a successful 2-year intensive […]

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Imec and Genalyte have successfully developed and produced a set of disposable SOI-photonics biosensor chips for Genalyte’s diagnostic and molecular detection equipment Thumbnail

Imec and Genalyte have successfully developed and produced a set of disposable SOI-photonics biosensor chips for Genalyte’s diagnostic and molecular detection equipment

Posted on January 31, 2012
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Imec and Genalyte have successfully developed and produced a set of disposable SOI-photonics biosensor chips for Genalyte‘s diagnostic and molecular detection equipment. Founded by SOI-photonics innovator Dr. Cary Gunn, Genalyte chips contain ring resonator sensors for very sensitive molecular detection; on-chip grating couples infrared light to diagnostic equipment.

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Get Smart

Posted by on June 1, 2011
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ST’s latest BCD shows how SOI yet again enables huge reductions in power consumption. What if you had to reduce power dissipation by 40x? That’s exactly the task that fell to ST, under an EU program called Smart Power Management. At the recent ISPSD (International Symposium on Power Semiconductor Devices and ICs) conference, STMicroelectronics and […]

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Ultrasound pulser

Posted on November 22, 2010
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STMicroelectronics’ SOI-BCD6 technology combines low-voltage CMOS logic, precise analog circuitry and robust power stages on the same ultrasound pulse controller chip. By integrating the transmit/receive switch, the STHV748 minimizes the number of external components required in applications such as stationary and portable ultrasound scanners, giving medical designers further miniaturization and cost reduction.

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IBM’s recent SOI news

Posted on November 22, 2010
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IBM’s recent SOI news: • As reported in Nature, the nanophotonic avalanche photodetector is the fastest of its kind and could enable breakthroughs in energy-efficient computing that can have significant implications for the future of electronics. • IBM scientists have created a one-step point-of-care-diagnostic test, that requires less sample volume, is significantly faster, portable, easy […]

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