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DARPA ERI: How Ayar Labs Collaboration With GF Produces A Photonics Chiplet That Can Supercharge Intel FPGAs

From a DARPA vision and a $15 million seed to a commercialized CMOS silicon photonics product: how Ayar Labs collaboration with GF produces a photonics chiplet that can supercharge Intel FPGAs.

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IEDM 2018: Intel’s 10nm Standard Cell Library and Power Delivery

Presented at the 64th IEEE International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) in December, here’s a look at Intel’s 10-nanometer standard cell library and power delivery system.

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Hot Chips 30: Intel Kaby Lake G

A look at Intel’s current generation of Thin & Light processors with high-performance graphics, formerly known as Kaby Lake G, from Hot Chips 30.

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Hot Chips 30: AMD Raven Ridge

Overview of AMD Raven Ridge APUs that were recently detailed at Hot Chips 30.

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A Look at Intel’s 10nm Std Cell as TechInsights Reports on the i3-8121U, finds Ruthenium

WikiChip takes another look at Intel’s 10-nanometer standard cell design and discusses TechInsights findings of the first 10nm-based chip, the i3-8121U.

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ISSCC 2018: The IBM z14 Microprocessor And System Control Design

A look at the changes and enhancements that were implemented by IBM in their z14 mainframe microprocessor and system control chips.

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A look at Nvidia’s NVLink interconnect and the NVSwitch

A look at Nvidia’s NVLink interconnect and the 2-billion transistor NVSwitch that is powering Nvidia’s latest DGX-2 deep learning machine.

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QUEST, A TCI-Based 3D-Stacked SRAM Neural Processor

Attempting to address the memory bandwidth problem, the QUEST neural processor uses 3D-stacked SRAM dies along with ThruChip Interface wireless communication technology to deliver sufficiently high bandwidth to sustain peak processing performance.

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AMD’s Zen CPU Complex, Cache, and SMU

A look at AMD’s Zen CPU Complex (CCX), a fully independent and modular cluster of up to four cores that are incorporated into a full SoC to form complete products such as their Zeppelin die.

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ISSCC 2018: AMD’s Zeppelin; Multi-chip routing and packaging

A look at AMD’s Zeppelin SoC and the Infinity Fabric, a multi-chip architecture used by AMD to scale their SoC design from the mainstream PC market all the way to the server market.

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