Sensors are inherently analog in nature, and they get digitized for processing by using an Analog to Digital Converter (ADC) block. At the recent IP SoC event I had the chance to see the presentation by Ken Potts, COO of Alphacore on their semiconductor IP for ADCs. I learned that Alphacore started out in 2012, now offering both standard… Read More
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High-speed, low-power, Hybrid ADC at IP-SoC
Andrew Levy and I both worked at Intel and Opmaxx, and I knew that he was now working at Alphacore, an IP company specializing in mixed-signal, RF, imaging and rad-hard applications. I was curious what Alphacore was up to, so at the IP-SoC Silicon Valley 2022 event I watched the ADC presentation from Ken Potts, COO of Alphacore. Mr.… Read More
CEO Interview: Dr. Esko Mikkola of Alphacore
CEO’s background: what led to your current organization?
Since an early age, exceeding expectations has driven me to succeed in my areas of interest. While enlisted in the Finnish Army, I was selected, trained, and short-listed for the country’s astronaut training program before it was unfortunately dissolved. A major realized… Read More