Optical-mechanical equipment for manufacturing of zero-defect photomasks An integrated approach for domestic opto-mechanical equipment design for manufacturing of photomasks for 350-nm and 90-nm chips production provide a number of advantages ensuring maximum cost-effectiveness.
Domestic science and industry tandem is for addressing the long-term objectives of optoelectronics The article presents the upgraded equipment for molecular beam epitaxy of heterostructures based on wide-gap compound semiconductor А2В6.
Inertial sensors: terminology, characteristics, selection criteria The article analyses the most well-established terminology, basic characteristics and criteria for the selection of modern inertial sensors by the example of gyroscopes.
Colibrys’ MEMS accelerometers are the breakthrough towards high-temperature applications The article considers MEMS accelerometers from Colibrys designed for measurement during drilling. This devices are able to operate at temperatures up to 175°C and can withstand a high level of shocks and vibration encountered during drilling.
Aviation interfaces debugging: complex approach The article considers LDM-SYSTEMS’ solutions for aviation interfaces debugging. It is noted that LDM-SYSTEMS debug kit enable to implement the main types of aviation interfaces and provide access for developer to intuitive system of debugging and learning of new chips.
The head amplifier for DO-RA.Modul portable dosimeter based on silicon detector The innovative solution for portable dosimeters is the use of silicon detectors. The authors propose two circuit solutions for the head amplifier for reading and conversion of silicon detector signal.
Chips in plastic package: three modes of acoustic microscopy The article considers the application of acoustic microscopy for non-destructive testing of chips in plastic packages. It is noted that Sonoscan acoustic microscopy systems enable to effectively detect various chip defects (voids, cavities, cracks, delamination etc.).
SPECIAL-PURPOSE PROCESSOR MADE WITH YOUR OWN HANDS Design of application-specific instruction-set processors in multicore systems by ASIP Designer Synopsys offers ASIP Designer, the effective tool focused on a quick search of the architectural solution, hardware and software synthesis, compilation and verification of the project based on application-specific instruction-set processor (ASIP).
NEW ASPECTS OF DEVELOPMENT OF UP-TO-DATE MICROELECTRONICS Application aspects of Moore's law are changing at the present stage of microelectronics development: the value of economic factors becomes prevalent in the transition to new technology nodes.
Inventive activity: motivation factors The article considers the main stimulation indicators of inventive activity before and after publication of RF Government decree "About approval of remuneration payment rules for company's inventions..." which entered into force on October 1, 2014.
Arduino: it is very serious. The great opportunities of small devices The article considers the Arduino platform: the history of creation, the core modules, application examples. Arduino modules is the low-priced popular tool that can significantly speed up and reduce the cost of complex and critical systems design process. It is an excellent instrument for the initial training in electronics.