Imperas and RISC-V

Imperas and RISC-V
by Bernard Murphy on 12-06-2018 at 7:00 am

I met Imperas at TechCon this year because I wanted to become a bit more knowledgeable about virtual modeling. That led me to become more interested in RISC-V and a talk given by Krste Asanovic of UCB and SiFive. My takeaway surprised me. I had thought this was an open-source David versus proprietary Goliaths (Intel and ARM) battle… Read More


ASE and Brewer Science Win SEMI Award

ASE and Brewer Science Win SEMI Award
by Paul McLellan on 01-16-2015 at 7:00 am

Tuesday night was the SEMI awards banquet at ISS in Half Moon Bay. The SEMI Award was established in 1979 to recognize outstanding technical achievement and meritorious contribution in the areas of Semiconductor Materials, Wafer Fabrication, Assembly and Packaging, Process Control, Test and Inspection, Robotics and Automation,… Read More


SEMI ISS: The Outlook

SEMI ISS: The Outlook
by Paul McLellan on 01-14-2015 at 12:11 pm

I spent Monday at the SEMI ISS meeting in Half Moon Bay. There is a lot of stuff to choose from, the entire day was interesting throughout. The day started with a keynote from Scott McGregor, the CEO of Broadcom. I’ll cover that in a separate posting.


Next up was Andrea Lati of VLSI Research on The Cycle: Is It Different This Time?Read More