News tagged with chip design

3-D, after-the-fact focus image sensors invented

(PhysOrg.com) -- At the heart of digital photography is a chip called an image sensor that captures a map of the intensity of the light as it comes through the lens and converts it to an electronic signal.

Apr 03, 2012
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3-D Chip Design Challenges

(PhysOrg.com) -- With the increase functionality of electronic gadgets, the need to pack more transistors into a single package is becoming a needed necessity. There’s a big demand, in the consumer market, ...

Feb 21, 2010 weblog
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AMD whets Steamroller appetite at Hot Chips

(Phys.org)—Some might think of AMD as the chip design market underdog, but that underdog raised interest this week when the company's CTO, Mark Papermaster, Senior Vice President & Chief Technology Officer, ...

Aug 29, 2012 weblog
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Streamlining chip design

In the same way that computing power moved from mainframes to the desktop in the 1980s, it’s now moving from the desktop to handheld devices. But that’s putting new demands on chip designers. Because ...

Dec 08, 2011
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