Electronic Design

July 6, 2006

 

FEATURES

COVER STORY / ENGINEERING FEATURE · Ron Schneiderman
  Lead-Free Means You're Still In The Game
The European Union’s RoHS deadline has come and gone, though some companies are still scrambling to comply.

TECHNOLOGY REPORT · David Maliniak
  DAC: Let The Games Begin
Gaming, multimedia, and entertainment are all part of EDA's future, and you can catch a glimpse of the tools you'll need to get there ar the 43rd DAC.
 
 

DEPARTMENTS

  LEAPFROG: FIRST LOOK · Sam Davis
ICs Boost Next-Generation Power-Supply Features, Flexibility
A 30-MIPS processor, ultra-fast PWM, and an ADC make digital (feedback) power supplies economically viable.
 
EMBEDDED IN ELECTRONIC DESIGN · William Wong
· Unintended Zigbee?
· TinyOS Plus ZigBee Stack Targets Tiny Tasks
· Embedded News, New Products
 
DESIGN SOLUTION · Mohit Bhatnagar, Jack Erickson, Anand Iyer, and Pete McCrorie, Cadence Design Systems Inc.
Save Those Watts With A Power-Aware Design Flow For SoCs
You'll lose the battle if you try to manage power as an afterthought and your latest and greatest chip's architecture is already fixed in place.
 
DESIGN BRIEFS · R. Jayapal, Bharat Heavy Electricals
Drive Multiple Displays With A Single Microcontroller Port Line
 
IDEAS FOR DESIGN · Ajmal Godil
Turn Positive Buck/Boost Circuits Negative

TECHVIEW


  THE INDUSTRY · Ron Schneiderman
· A Failure To Communicate? London Gets The Message
 
ANALOG & POWER · Don Tuite, Roger Allan
· SAR ADC Conversion Rates Jump To 4 Msamples/s
· Mated To 0.13-µm CMOS, Foundry’s SiGe npns Match RFCMOS For Less Cost
· Analog Signal Generator Sets Phase-Noise Record
 
EDA · David Maliniak
· Analog/Mixed-Signal Environment Creates And Debugs Models
· ESL Simulator Enables Rapid Software Iterations Through Validated Code
 
COMMUNICATIONS · Louis E. Frenzel
· Carrier-Class Multiservice Gateway Brings Triple-Play Home
 
DIGITAL · William Wong
· Welcome Dan Harris To Digital Overload
 
TEST · Roger Allan
· Tiny, Low-Cost, 2.4-GHz Spectrum Analyzer Shines
· High-Performance Signal Analyzer Now Measures WCDMA/HSDPA Modulation Quality
 
COMPONENT VIEW · Lisa Maliniak
· Optical Fiber Interconnect Is Easy To Maintain


COLUMNS
 

EDITORIAL · Mark David
The World Is Ready For RoHS (Whether You Are Or Not)

PEASE PORRIDGE · Bob Pease
What's All This Theft Stuff, Anyhow?

POV: POINT OF VIEW · Manoj Gandhi, Synopsys Inc.
SystemVerilog: The Complete Solution


 

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