SOURCE: Chipworks


November 30, 2009 09:00 ET

Chipworks' Dick James to Present During IEDM

Discussion Focuses on Intel's Latest 32 nm Microprocessor

BALTIMORE, MD--(Marketwire - November 30, 2009) - Chipworks (, the world's leader in reverse engineering and patent infringement analysis, today announced that Senior Technical Analyst Dick James will present some of 2009's hottest advanced CMOS process technology concurrent to this year's IEDM event.

"Part of the discussion will include a walkthrough of Intel's 32 nm microprocessor using a massive 12,000 image SEM mosaic taken at 15,000X. This demonstration will use Chipworks ICWorks Software and it will be like having a microscope in the conference room," said Dick James, Senior Technical Analyst, Chipworks.

In addition, the Freescale / IBM 45 nm SOI process used in the Freescale PowerQuicc III communications processor and the AMD-ATI / TSMC 40 nm technology will be discussed.

The presentation will take place at the Baltimore Marriott, directly located across the courtyard from the IEDM Conference Hotel on Monday, December 7. Doors open at 12:00 noon, presentation from 12:30 p.m. - 1:15 p.m. A light lunch will be provided. This presentation has been scheduled to not conflict with any of the planned IEDM activities.

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Chipworks is the recognized leader in reverse engineering and patent infringement analysis of semiconductors and electronic systems. The company's ability to analyze the circuitry and physical composition of these systems makes them a key partner in the success of the world's largest semiconductor and microelectronics companies. Intellectual property groups and their legal counsel trust Chipworks for success in patent licensing and litigation -- earning hundreds of millions of dollars in patent licenses and saving as much in royalty payments. Research & Development and Product Management rely on Chipworks for success in new product design and launch, saving hundreds of millions of dollars in design and earning even more through superior product design and faster launches. Headquartered in Canada, Chipworks maintains offices in the USA, Japan, Korea, and Taiwan.

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