Silicon-on-insulator key to power trade-off in future chips, says ARM

Wilson, Richard
November 2006
Electronics Weekly;11/8/2006, Issue 2264, p18
Trade Publication
The article reports that ARM Ltd. has acquired SoI company Soisic SA. According to CTO Mike Muller, the acquisition of Soisic adds a new capability to the company's physical IP portfolio, offering the potential for significantly better optimization of performance and power consumption. Soisic, which has offices in Grenobles, France, and California, develops standard cell libraries, embedded SRAM memory compilers and I/Os in SoI technologies.


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