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Solid-State Circuits Society Newsletter, IEEE

Issue 4 • Date Fall 2008

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  • IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society News - Cover

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 1
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  • Editor's Column

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 2 - 3
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  • IEEE Solid-State Circuit Society News - Table of contents

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 3
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  • President's Message

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 4
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  • A Returnee from the US Becomes Entrepreneur in China, Beken Corporation Founder Muses about the IC Community in Shanghai

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 5 - 6
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    Founder of Beken Corporation Muses about the IC Community in Shanghai As an entrepreneur returning to the land of my birth from the USA to found and lead one of the burgeoning IC design houses in China, I encountered challenges and difficulties and tastes of success, too, sometimes with a bit of luck. Deeply submerged in the world's largest consumer market, inside a fast-growing design community w... View full abstract»

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  • Solid-State Circuits Magazine and Redesigned Website to Launch in 2009

    Publication Year: 2008
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  • Bell's Law for the Birth and Death of Computer Classes: A theory of the Computer's Evolution

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 8 - 19
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    In 1951 a man could walk inside a computer. By 2010, a computer cluster with millions of processors will have expanded to building size. In this new paper Gordon Bell explains the history of the computing industry, positing a general theory ("Bell's Law) for the creation, evolution, and death of computer classes since 1951. Using the exponential transistor density increases forecast by Moore's Law... View full abstract»

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  • Advances in Ultra-Low-Voltage Design

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 20 - 27
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    The idea of exploiting weak-inversion operation for low power, pioneered by Dr. Eric Vittoz in the 1960's, has led to many recent advances in sub-threshold circuit design, described in this paper by MIT's Anantha Chandrakasan and Joyce Kwong. In the near future, exciting new applications such as medical monitoring, toxic gas sensors and next-generation portable video gadgets in a number of systems... View full abstract»

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  • Gigasensors for an Attoscope: Catching Quanta in CMOS

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 28 - 34
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    Around 1987, Eric Vittoz studied the basic parameters for the development of 'pixel' particle tracking detectors in collaboration with a team in Geneva at CERN. CERN scientist Erik Heijne traces the evolution of these particle imagers, which has resulted in matrices of 256x256 pixels with > 1000 transistors per pixel that can process single quanta and have connections with neighboring cells allowi... View full abstract»

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  • Microwatt Switched Capacitor Circuit Design: Prepared for a Summer Course at K.U. Leuven, 1981

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 35 - 48
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    Summer Course on Switched Capacitor Circuits, June 9-12, 1981, K. U. Leuven Eric Vittoz prepared this seminal paper in 1981 for a summer course at K.U.Leuven. After reviewing the behavior of MOS devices at very low current, it examines the CMOS implementation of the three basic components of SC circuits (switches, matched capacitors, amplifiers), and weighs the tradeoffs between low power, settlin... View full abstract»

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  • Ankush Goel and Shih-An Yu Receive SSCS Predoctoral Fellowships for 2008–2009

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 49 - 50
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  • IEEE DL Vojin Oklobdzija Visits Istanbul in May, focuses on low power digital design in talks at two universities

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  • Congratulations New Senior Members, 20 Seniors Elected in May, June and July and August

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  • Tools: Tips for Making Writing Easier, Part 3: Focus on Your Key Message

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 51
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    Part 3: Focus on Your Key Message To focus your message on what you are trying to say, put your main thought in the main parts of the sentence: the subject, verb, and object. Say your sentences to yourself before you write them down. Choose the best words and place them in the most readable order, with key words at the end of each sentence, where they get the most emphasis. Yogi Berra is famous fo... View full abstract»

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  • ISSCC 2009 Feb 8–12 Preview

    Publication Year: 2008
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  • ISSCC Student Forum 2009

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  • 4th Asian Solid-State Circuits Conference – Digital Convergence for a Ubiquitous Lifestyle, More than 100 Papers Selected for Meeting on 3 – 5 November, Fukuoka, Japan

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 53
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  • The International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD) Previews Novel Program, External Workshops will Collocate with ICCAD on 10–13 November in San Jose

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 54
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  • ICUWB 2009 to Focus on Microvave and Millimeter Wave Band Technology, IEEE International Conference on Ultra-Wideband will Meet on 9–11 September 2009 in Vancouver

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 55
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  • First IEEE COMCAS a Mega Event in Tel Aviv, SSC Sessions Span two Days

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 56 - 57
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  • SSCS-Singapore Hosts 90 at ISSCC 2007 Tutorial in August, DVD Replay Combined with Colloquium on How to Write an ISSCC Paper

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 58
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  • SSCS-Taipei Offers Short Course on CMOS Single-Chip Radio Design, Programs in Hsinchu and Taipei Funded by SSCS Extra Chapter Subsidy

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 59
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  • SSCS DL Stefan Rusu Speaks at Santa Clara Valley Chapter Meeting in August

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 60
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  • SSCS-Scotland Sponsors Technical Meeting in September, K. Kundert Speaks on Verification of Complex Analog Circuits

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 60
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  • Leuven Student Branch and SSCS Chapters Organize 2nd SSCS-Benelux Microelectronics Symposium

    Publication Year: 2008 , Page(s): 61
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Aims & Scope

This Periodical ceased production in 2008. The current retitled publication is IEEE Solid-State Circuits Magazine.

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