Deconstructing Complex Semiconductors, Layer by Layer


By Sylvie Barak – For those not familiar with TechInsights, it’s the secret lab up in Canada where our colleagues rip open anything from cars such as the Chevy Volt to refrigerators, TVs, phones, tablets, laptops, smart meters, and more. Each dismembered product is carefully analyzed by TechInsights’ engineering teams, who get to do amazingly cool things, like dissolve devices in acid to figure out what materials they’re made of.

TechInsights CircuitVision goes a step further and offers a highly interactive, easy-to-navigate view into circuit designs, as well as the physical implementation on the IC. Hierarchical schematics demonstrate the design from the block down to gate level — all linked to the original layout, showing the extracted gates and associated interconnect. more> http://tinyurl.com/c85rub4

Leave a Reply

Please log in using one of these methods to post your comment:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s