Tag Archives: Imec

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 Thursday: TSMC’s 3D plans and the word on 3D from Xilinx, Nvidia, IMEC, and STATS ChipPAC

For another take on last month’s RTI 3D conference held in Burlingame, CA, see Dr. Phil Garrou’s blog on the ElectroIQ site. Click here. For previous EDA360 Insider coverage of this event, see “3D Week: Wide I/O SDRAM, Network on … Continue reading

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3D Thursday: Low-cost, all-day workshop on 3D IC to be held in Newport Beach, December 9. Early bird discount ends November 25

This has to be the 3D IC educational bargain for this year. The Orange County Chapter of the IEEE Components, Packaging and Manufacturing Technology (CPMT) Society is sponsoring an all-day workshop on 3D IC technology on December 9, 2011. The … Continue reading

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DFT for 3D-IC: It’s déjà vu all over again

Reading Richard Goering’s blog about the Cadence-Imec collaboration on 3D-IC design for test architecture—How Imec and Cadence “Wrapped Up” 3D-IC Test—gave me a strong sense of déjà vu all over again. (Never pass up a chance to quote the great … Continue reading

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3D Thursday: IMEC prototypes 3D chip stack, finds some thermal surprises

Imec and several of its 3D integration partners (Globalfoundries, Intel, Micron, Panasonic, Samsung, TSMC, Fujitsu, Sony, Amkor, and Qualcomm) have fabricated a 3-chip 3D IC stack demonstration prototype with the intent of proving several assembly methods plus electrical characteristics and … Continue reading

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