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Altera gets 14nm FPGA test chips back from Intel

Altera ruffled some industry feathers in February 2013 when it announced that it would be manufacturing devices at the 14nm node using Intel as a foundry, rather than its traditional supplier TSMC. A year later, Altera has received the first test chips of FPGAs made on Intel's Tri-Gate process.

"The news marks a significant milestone for Altera and for our customers," said Brad Howe, senior vice president of research and development. "Testing vital elements of ...
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Technology addiction 23/04/2014

In today's world, technology is a vital fix for many kinds of problem. But, increasingly, it is becoming another kind of fix – and problem – for ...  Read More

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Synchronous buck converter 25/04/2014

A synchronous buck converter, designed to optimise transient response in low voltage TV and monitor applications, has been introduced by Diodes.  Read More

2W DC/DC converters 25/04/2014

The MGJ2 series of 2W high isolation dual output DC/DC converters is now available from Murata Power Solutions.  Read More

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'Power supply in a package’ 24/04/2014

Intersil has introducted the ISL8216M, an 80V, 4A non isolated DC/DC step down power module and says this marks its entrance into high voltage ...  Read More

Brick modules updated 22/04/2014

The PFE-SA series of AC/DC full brick power modules from TDK Lambda is said to represent a significant upgrade to the PFE-S series launched five ...  Read More

€55m power electronics project 02/04/2014

Described as one of the most important European energy efficiency research projects has been launched in Dresden. The three year eRamp project, ...  Read More

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Altera gets 14nm test chips 24/04/2014

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20bit SAR A/D converter 24/04/2014

The MAX11905 is a 20bit successive approximation register (SAR) A/D converter capable of sampling at up to 1.6Msample/s. According to Maxim ...  Read More

Hardened DSP blocks for FPGAs 23/04/2014

Responding to the increasingly demanding task of designing floating point DSP capability into FPGAs, Altera has integrated IEEE754 compliant, ...  Read More

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Terence Watson 22/04/2014

Ask Terence Watson about power electronics and you're left in no doubt of his opinion. ...

Sarah Macken, ESCO Council 08/04/2014

ESCO's new chief executive tells Graham Pitcher that the electronic systems sector's ...

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Sounds alright 24/04/2014

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Communications let downs 23/04/2014

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