Fabless Semiconductor Implementation

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  • Edition: 1st
  • Format: Hardcover
  • Copyright: 2008-04-16
  • Publisher: McGraw-Hill Education
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Learn about the complete lifecycle of a fables enterprise Fabless Semiconductor Implementationtackles the challenges faced by integrated circuit manufacturing firms following or transitioning over to the fables business model (focusing on design and outsourcing the actual manufacturing). This resource details the potential pitfalls and solutions for this new IC design model, allowing firms to stay focused on cutting-edge design, and not invest in manufacturing.

Author Biography

Rakesh Kumar is founding partner and president of TCX,Inc. He is an Executive Committee Member and Treasurer of the IEEE.

Table of Contents

Preface Why This Book?
Industry Perspectives
The Big Picture
Lifecycle of a Fabless IC Company
Selecting the Implementation Approach
Selecting the Technologies
Implementing the COT Approach
Managing Cost
Managing Quality
Managing the Implementation Program
Future Trends Appendices (Business Plan Example, Term Sheet Outline, Transistor Scaling, Yield Models, Quality)
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