SEMICONDUCTOR industry, INTEGRATED circuits industry, ELECTRONIC industries, and PRINTED circuits
The article offers news briefs related to the semiconductor industry. The new MC-400 bench top pick-and-place machine bring prototyping, short-run, and low-volume PCB assembly jobs. The TAP-Isolator, a special module has been introduced by GOEPEL Electronic Ltd. electronic to improve interference immunity in serial scan operations.
INTEGRATED circuits, INFORMATION technology, INTEGRATED circuits industry, ELECTRONIC industries, FIELD programmable gate arrays, ELECTRONIC circuit design, APPLICATION-specific integrated circuits, and ELECTRONIC circuits
The article features Synplicity's Synplify Premier which comprises a pushbutton physical-synthesis flow that purports to remedy the difficulties in timing closure. It discusses the tool's ability to perform placement and routing simultaneously with all iterations done within a given run. The use of Synplicity's graph-based physical synthesis is also discussed. The article describes the tool's output. It also considers the advantages offered by the tool for designers prototyping application specific integrated circuits in field programmable gate arrays.