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3D Thursday: EDPS conference features 3D Friday

The Electronic Design Process Symposium soon to be held in Monterey, California, will devote all of Friday, April 6 to 3D IC issues. There will be three morning presentations and a 5-person panel in the afternoon. The EDPS Program Web … Continue reading

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3D Thursday: Mark LaPedus writes overview of the 3D IC landscape

Briefly noted: Over at the Semiconductor Manufacturing & Design Community, Senior Editor Mark LaPedus has just published an article that’s a good review of the various challenges to 3D IC adoption including: Known good die Testability Design for test Standards … Continue reading

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3D Thursday: Lessons learned from the IMEC’s 3D DRAM-on-logic chip design work

I recently covered the groundbreaking WIOMING 3D chip design done by CEA-Imec in conjunction with ST-Ericsson. (See “3D Week: Wide I/O SDRAM, Network on Chip, Multicore, TSV, Asynchronous Logic—3D SoC stack from CEA-Leti and ST-Ericsson hits all the advanced notes. … Continue reading

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3D Week: The three interconnect crises of the electronics industry and the inevitability of 3D. Believable?

Many people in the electronics industry view 3D IC assembly as not being in the mainstream. That’s easy to understand. It’s not at the moment. Yet I do believe in the inevitability of 3D assembly. Here’s why. At last week’s … Continue reading

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3D Thursday (early): Steve’s Improbable History of 3D ICs? Six decades of 3D electronic packaging

Last week at the 9th International SoC Conference in Newport Beach, I moderated a 3D IC panel that did a great job of exploring today’s state of the art for 3D IC development. I will be blogging the presentations made … Continue reading

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