GSA 3DIC and Cadence

GSA 3DIC and Cadence
by Paul McLellan on 04-29-2012 at 10:00 pm

At the GSA 3D IC working group meeting, Cadence presented their perspective on 3D ICs. Their view will turn out to be important since the new chair of the 3D IC working group is going to be Ken Potts of Cadence. Once GSA decided the position could not be funded then an independent consultant like Herb Reiter had to bow out and the position… Read More


Keeping Moore’s Law Alive

Keeping Moore’s Law Alive
by Paul McLellan on 04-27-2012 at 12:37 pm

At the GSA silicon summit yesterday the first keynote was by Subramanian Iyer of IBM on Keeping Moore’s Law Alive. He started off by asking the question “Is Moore’s Law in trouble?” and answered with an equivocal “maybe.”

Like some of the other speakers during the day, he pointed out that … Read More


U2U Mentor Users’ Group

U2U Mentor Users’ Group
by Paul McLellan on 04-04-2012 at 10:58 am

Mentor’s U2U user group meeting in Santa Clara is next week on April 12th at the Santa Clara Marriott. For those of you on the east coast the Waltham U2U is on May 16th, and for Europeans the Munich U2U will be on October 25th. Registration is open for both Santa Clara and Waltham, and there is a call for papers for Munich.

The day … Read More