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July 23, 2008

Mtg: Current Status and Future Outlook of STT-RAM Technology

by @ 6:36 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Computers/Software, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY August 12, 2008
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Dr. Yiming Huai, Grandis Inc.
Time: Pizza at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor, Building E-1, Conference Center, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

STT-RAM (spin-transfer torque memory) is a revolutionary new memory technology derived from Grandisâ?? pioneering research in Spintronics, that combines the capacity and cost benefits of DRAM, the fast read and write performance of SRAM, the non-volatility of (more…)

Mtg: Power and Leakage Reduction in the Nanoscale Era

by @ 4:23 pm. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

THURSDAY August 21, 2008
SCV Solid State Circuits Chapter
Speaker: Stefan Rusu, Senior Principal Engineer, Intel Corp.
Time: Refreshments at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:30 PM
Cost: small donation for food
Place: National Semiconductor Building E, Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Dr., Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

To continue harvesting technology scaling benefits, it is essential for chip designers to understand the nature and impact of active power and leakage, its sensitivity to different design parameters, and practical techniques to reduce it. ? This talk will review (more…)

Mtg: The State of Ultra Wide-Band

by @ 4:10 pm. Filed under ALL, Communications, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Semiconductors

TUESDAY August 26, 2008
SCV Consumer Electronics Chapter
Speaker: Serdar Yurdakul, Director, Business Development and Marketing, Wisair Ltd.
Time: Pizza/drinks at 6:30 PM, Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $5 for IEEE members, $10 for non-members
Place: Oak Room at HP, 19447 Pruneridge Avenue (Building 48), Cupertino
RSVP: not required

The discussion will describe how UWB technology and the standard has evolved since the FCC ruling permitting this technology. Key technical aspects of the standard will be covered along with the state of the UWB industry, current and future applications (more…)

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