Photonic PDKs; non-maskable interrupts; knowledge middle disaggregation.
Analog Photonics’ Erman Timurdogan, Ren-Jye Shiue, and Mohammad H. Teimourpour, and Ansys’ Bozidar Novakovic, Ahsan Alam, and Peter Hallschmid contemplate the event of photonic course of design kits and the significance of selecting a laser mannequin that may optimally fulfill typically conflicting necessities between the variety of recognized laser parameters, the mannequin accuracy, and the computational time.
Arm’s Christoffer Dall explains non-maskable interrupts, together with how working programs software program use them and why they’re known as non-maskable when there are a number of methods to masks them, as help for them is added to the Arm A-profile structure.
Synopsys’ Manmeet Walia and Manuel Mota take a look at how bandwidth-hungry purposes are altering knowledge middle architectures and discover that knowledge middle disaggregation, the place assets are separated in several bins and linked optically, is a path towards much more environment friendly processing of more and more huge workloads.
Cadence’s Paul McLellan listens in on a panel to learn how programs firms are driving chip design and the challenges concerned in constructing bespoke silicon in comparison with market silicon.
Siemens’ Katie Tormala shares ten tricks to maximize confidence in part temperature prediction to assist thermal design for reliability and effectivity.
SEMI’s Serena Brischetto chats with Guido D’hert of Accenture concerning the challenges semiconductor firms face in assembly sustainability targets and tips on how to apply analytics, new inexperienced applied sciences, and round design.
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