Podcast EP223: The Impact Advanced Packaging Will Have on the Worldwide Semiconductor Industry with Bob Patti

Podcast EP223: The Impact Advanced Packaging Will Have on the Worldwide Semiconductor Industry with Bob Patti
by Daniel Nenni on 05-15-2024 at 8:00 am

Dan is joined by Bob Patti, the owner and President of NHanced Semiconductors. Previously, Bob founded ASIC Designs Inc., an R&D company specializing in high-performance systems and ASICs. During his 12 years with ASIC Designs he participated in more than 100 tapeouts. Tezzaron Semiconductor grew from that company, with… Read More


Alchip is Golden, Keeps Breaking Records on Multiple KPIs

Alchip is Golden, Keeps Breaking Records on Multiple KPIs
by Kalar Rajendiran on 05-10-2023 at 10:00 am

Alchip Revenue Breakdown along Nodes and Applications

I don’t know the story behind the name Alchip. I’ve been asking this question ever since its founding in 2003 and still haven’t found the answer. Wikipedia sometimes provides insights and stories behind names of companies, products and services but I couldn’t find any regarding the name Alchip. One thing is for sure. After its consistent… Read More


Interconnect Choices for 2.5D and 3D IC Designs

Interconnect Choices for 2.5D and 3D IC Designs
by Daniel Payne on 02-14-2023 at 10:00 am

STCO min

A quick Google search for “2.5D 3D IC” returns 669,000 results, so it’s a popular topic for the semiconductor industry, and there are plenty of decisions to make, like whether to use an organic substrate or silicon interposer for interconnect of heterogenous semiconductor die. Design teams using 2.5D and … Read More


DFT Moves up to 2.5D and 3D IC

DFT Moves up to 2.5D and 3D IC
by Daniel Payne on 10-06-2022 at 10:00 am

2.5D and 3D chiplets min

The annual ITC event was held the last week of September, and I kept reading all of the news highlights from the EDA vendors, as the time spent on the tester can be a major cost and the value to catching defective chips from reaching production is so critical. Chiplets, 2.5D and 3D IC design have caught the attention of the test world, … Read More


2.5D/3D IC Packaging Verification

2.5D/3D IC Packaging Verification
by Daniel Payne on 07-04-2019 at 12:24 am

Overview

Do you want to find out, hands-on, how many of the leading fabless semiconductor companies are verifying their complex 2.5/3D heterogeneous and homogeneous package assemblies?  Here is your chance to meet our technical staff and ask your questions.  Come and see why fabless semiconductor companies are adopting this… Read More