Take a Leap of Certainty at DAC 2022

Take a Leap of Certainty at DAC 2022
by Daniel Nenni on 05-22-2022 at 6:00 am

Ansys DAC 2022

The live events I have attended thus far this year have been very good. As much as I liked the virtual events, attending in the comfort of my home or sailboat, it is great to be live and networking inside the semiconductor ecosystem, absolutely.

Ansys has been a great supporter of the Design Automation Conference but this year they … Read More


CEO Interview: Vaysh Kewada of Salience Labs

CEO Interview: Vaysh Kewada of Salience Labs
by Daniel Nenni on 05-20-2022 at 6:00 am

Salience Vaysh Kewada

Vaysh Kewada is cofounder and CEO at Salience Labs, a company developing an ultra high-speed multi-chip processor that packages a photonics chip together with standard electronics to enable exascale AI. Salience is funded by Oxford Sciences Enterprise, Cambridge Innovation Capital, Arm-backed Deeptech Labs, former Dialog… Read More


TSMC N3 will be a Record Setting Node!

TSMC N3 will be a Record Setting Node!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-19-2022 at 6:00 am

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With the TSMC Technical Symposium coming next month there is quite a bit of excitement inside the fabless semiconductor ecosystem. Not only will TSMC give an update on N3, we should also hear details of the upcoming N2 process.

Hopefully TSMC will again share the number of tape-outs confirmed for their latest process node. Given… Read More


224G Serial Links are Next

224G Serial Links are Next
by Daniel Nenni on 05-17-2022 at 6:00 am

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The tremendous increase in global data traffic over the past decade shows no sign of abating.  Indeed, the applications for all facets of data communications are expanding, from 5G (and soon, 6G) wireless communications to metropolitan area networks serving autonomous vehicles to broader deployment of machine learning algorithms. … Read More


CEO Interview: Chuck Gershman of Owl AI

CEO Interview: Chuck Gershman of Owl AI
by Daniel Nenni on 05-13-2022 at 6:00 am

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Chuck Gershman CEO is the co-founder Owl Autonomous Imaging, Inc. Chuck is a Drexel University College of Engineering inductee into the Alumni Circle of Distinction, the highest honor bestowed upon alumni. He has been honored as a finalist for CMP publications (EE Times) prestigious ACE award as High Technology Executive of… Read More


Semiconductor Crash Update

Semiconductor Crash Update
by Daniel Nenni on 05-12-2022 at 10:00 am

Semiconductors are Capturing Electronics

Earlier this year semiconductor oracle Malcom Penn did his 2022 forecast which I covered here: Are We Headed for a Semiconductor Crash? The big difference with this update is the black economic clouds that are looming which may again highlight Malcolm’s forecasting prowess. I spent an hour with Malcolm and company on his Zoom cast… Read More


WEBINAR: Challenges in analyzing High Performance clocks at 7nm and below process nodes

WEBINAR: Challenges in analyzing High Performance clocks at 7nm and below process nodes
by Daniel Nenni on 05-10-2022 at 6:00 am

Clock analysis rail to rail

Proper clock functionality and performance are essential for SoC operation. Static timing analysis (STA) tools have served well for verifying clocks, yet with new advanced process nodes, lower operating voltages, higher clock speeds and higher reliability requirements, STA tools alone can’t perform the kinds of analysis… Read More


CEO Interviews: Dr Ali El Kaafarani of PQShield

CEO Interviews: Dr Ali El Kaafarani of PQShield
by Daniel Nenni on 05-06-2022 at 6:00 am

Dr Ali El Kaafarani Profile Picture

Dr Ali El Kaafarani is the founder and CEO of PQShield, a British cybersecurity startup specialising in quantum-secure solutions. A University of Oxford spin-out, PQShield is pioneering the commercial roll-out of a new generation of cryptography that’s fit for the quantum challenge, yet integrates with companies’ legacy

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Future.HPC is Coming!

Future.HPC is Coming!
by Daniel Nenni on 05-03-2022 at 6:00 am

HPC Image Altair SemiWiki

According to the experts, the semiconductor industry is poised for a decade of growth and is projected to become a trillion dollar industry by 2030. In 2021 the semiconductor industry finally hit $600B so $1T by 2030 seems like a big ask, but not really if you look at the indicators inside the semiconductor ecosystem. Foundries, … Read More


CEO Interview: Dr. Robert Giterman of RAAAM Memory Technologies

CEO Interview: Dr. Robert Giterman of RAAAM Memory Technologies
by Daniel Nenni on 04-29-2022 at 6:00 am

RAAM Memory Group Photo SemiWiki

Dr. Robert Giterman is Co-Founder and CEO of RAAAM Memory Technologies Ltd, and has over nine-years of experience with the research and development of GCRAM technology, which is being commercialized by RAAAM. Dr. Giterman obtained his PhD from the Emerging Nanoscaled Circuits and Systems Labs Research Center in Bar-Ilan… Read More