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March 2, 2010

Mtg: DC Flywheel Technologies in Comparison to Lead-acid Batteries for Large-Scale UPS Systems

by @ 4:17 pm. Filed under ALL, Electrical/Power

WEDNESDAY March 24, 2010
SCV Power & Engergy and Industry Applications Chapter
Speaker: Keith Field, Western Regional Sales Director, Pentadyne
Time: Dinner at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 7:00 PM
Cost: $25.00 for IEEE members, $30.00 for non-members, $10.00 for Students
Place: Biltmore Hotel, 2151 Laurelwood Road, Santa Clara
RSVP: By email to James Alvers,, (925) 463-7115

Large scale UPSâ??s have become a critical component in the electrical distribution system for data centers, hospitals, manufacturers and other sites with mission-critical operations.? Typically they use lead-acid batteries to (more…)

Mtg: Directions for Silicon Technology Development as We Approach the End of CMOS Scaling

by @ 11:23 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY May 11, 2010
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Tak H. Ning, IBM T.J. Watson Research Center
Time: Pizza and Salad at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

CMOS at the 45-nm node has been in production for a couple of years now, and if everything goes according to plan, CMOS at the 15nm lithographic node should be in production in less than ten years.? However, (more…)

Mtg: The Semiconductor Industry’s Nanoelectronics Research Initiative (NRI): Motivation and Overview

by @ 11:06 am. Filed under ALL, Electronics Design, NanoEngineering, Semiconductors

TUESDAY April 13, 2010
SCV Electron Devices Chapter
Speaker: Jeff Welser, IBM / Executive Director of NRI
Time: Pizza and Salad at 6:00 PM; Presentation at 6:15 PM
Cost: none
Place: National Semiconductor Building E Auditorium, 2900 Semiconductor Drive, Santa Clara
RSVP: not required

In this talk, the scaling challenges facing current CMOS technology will be discussed, along with the ultimate limits for charge-switching based semiconductor devices.? From this motivation, the current status of the SRC (more…)

Mtg: Successful Job Searching in Today’s Environment

by @ 11:03 am. Filed under ALL, BioEngineering, Communications, Computers/Software, Electrical/Power, Electronics Design, Engineering Mgmt, Optics/Displays, Semiconductors

THURSDAY April 1, 2010
SCV Technology Management Chapter
Speaker: Mahmood Khan, President, G-ESI
Time: Guided Networking at 6:30 PM, Light dinner at 7:15 PM, Presentation at 7:45 PM
Cost: $10 (IEEE member), $13 (non member), cash or check at the door
Place: Ramada Inn, 1217 Wildwood Ave, Sunnyvale
RSVP: Through the website

To be prepared for a job in this new economy with lack of jobs and many excellent resources, and to perform a successful job search, you need more than Resumes and Cover Letters.? You need a complete program, (more…)

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