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February-2007  issue
Cover Story
Author: Pradeep Shankar
P=1/2.CV2fN+QVfN+I1V This is the equation that Vic Kulkarni’s professor at IIT Bombay taught him while studying microelectronics. The significance of the equation, which represents the power dissipation for a digital circuit, didn’t... more>>
Harvi Sachar
Pratap Reddy, Chairman & CEO, ArchPro Design Automation With the proliferation of electronic gadgets, OEMs are making sure... more>>
Vidya Balakrishnan
According to the MoneyTree Report, venture capitalists pumped in $1.5 billion into the semiconductor space during the first... more>>
Ram Gopalan
With the increasing complexity of VLSI designs (10M+ gates), time-to-market pressures, movement to finer process geometry’s... more>>
Aurangzeb Khan
Globalization and consumerization—these two trends have defined the demand for electronics products in recent years. From... more>>
Dr. Dev Gupta
Success in IT and even chip design has created eagerness among the software-heavy IT community in India to move up the... more>>
Aritra Bhattacharya
On December 4, 2006, LSI Logic announced its merger with Agere Systems, the erstwhile semiconductor unit of Lucent... more>>
In My Opinion
Vinod Dham
Acclaimed globally as the 'Father of Pentium', Vinod Dham has 40+ years of experience in developing semiconductor products,... more>>
Executive of The Month
Sriparna Chakraborty
Dr Ajoy Bose is a smart leader with deep technical expertise His company—Atrenta is forging into Electronic Design Automation... more>>
Harish Revanna
Mohan Maheswaran is the chief executive officer of Semtech (Nasdaq SMTC: market cap of $975.23 M), a supplier of analog and... more>>
In Focus
si Team
India’s Rising Growth Potential The recent report on BRIC countries, Goldman Sachs predicted that India would grow at a... more>>
Editor's Desk
Harvi Sachar
Power has displaced performance as the overriding issue for chip designers. As electronic design becomes more complex, power... more>>
Last Word
S. Surya
Though the semiconductor industry in India is close to twenty years old, in ways more than one, it is still in its infancy.... more>>