editor's blog
Subscribe Now

A recent Intel keynote speech no

A recent Intel keynote speech noted that the cost of one transistor is less than the cost of the ink in the period dot at the end of a sentence.

Astounding. Semiconductor transistors are one of humankind’s most amazing inventions, yet they’re more plentiful than grains of rice.

Leave a Reply

featured blogs
Apr 18, 2019
China is hugely important for electronics in general and semiconductor in particular. You can't really appreciate it from the bubble of Silicon Valley, you have to go there. For the second year,... [[ Click on the title to access the full blog on the Cadence Community s...
Apr 18, 2019
Thermal Shock testing isn’t unique to the connector world, but it does play a big role in the qualification testing that Samtec puts all connectors through before they are released for production. Chances are likely that you thermally shock many items per day and don...
Apr 17, 2019
Release season has once again arrived in the Electronic Board Systems division. Xpedition VX.2.5 is now available for download from Support Center. Along with updates to the general design environment, this download includes a new version of Xpedition AMS. Interested in learn...
Jan 25, 2019
Let'€™s face it: We'€™re addicted to SRAM. It'€™s big, it'€™s power-hungry, but it'€™s fast. And no matter how much we complain about it, we still use it. Because we don'€™t have anything better in the mainstream yet. We'€™ve looked at attempts to improve conven...