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To fabricate a prototype of a IC chip is very expensive and it needs from several months up to 1 year to be finished. WHY???
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Often we deal or receive a black background the typical black-background Cadence schematic that we wish to convert to a white-background Schematic… How? [Read more…] about How to convert a Cadence Schematic Image into White diagram
Lab measurements and graphs of the new generation of solar cells of IXYS (KXOB25-05X3F) intended for energy harvesting and low-power applications. [Read more…] about Indoor Characterization of Solar Cell IXYS KXOB25-05X3F
Noise is a critical and important factor in achieving high-performance integrated circuits. To design analog circuits, at least a basic understanding of noise is required. [Read more…] about Noise types in CMOS circuits: Thermal, Flicker and Shot Noise explained
Channel-Length Modulation (CLM) is a non-desirable second-order effect in MOSFETs, which increases the drain voltage (Ids) when the drain voltage (Vds) also increases.
Is it worth a PhD in Microelectronics? Would you have advantages over other job candidates? Would I do it again? What are the main advantages and drawbacks? Would it affect or boost my career? Pros and cons are evaluated. [Read more…] about To Do or Not a PhD in Microelectronics? 10 Skills I’ve learned
The fabless business model is nowadays a trend in the industry. Developing an own process technology is not an option for most companies, and it is not profitable in the short- or mid-term. Moreover, the required investment is not feasible for a majority. [Read more…] about What is a Fabless Chip Company?