SOURCE: Chipworks


September 15, 2009 08:00 ET

Chipworks Adds Reports to Its Vast Technical Library

Reports Focus on Semiconductor Devices and Products for the Automotive, Computing, Mobile Phone, and Digital Camera Markets

OTTAWA--(Marketwire - September 15, 2009) - Chipworks (, the world's leader in reverse engineering and patent infringement analysis for semiconductors and microelectronic systems, announced the availability of its latest technical reports and reviews spanning transceivers, MEMS, and image sensors.

The comprehensive report library serves as a valuable asset for new product design and launch, helping companies reduce design costs and deliver superior products faster. Additionally, Chipworks' collection of private reports aids corporate IP groups and IP law firms with patent licensing negotiation and litigation, and provides valuable insights as companies endeavor to expand their patent licensing programs.

The library provides in-depth coverage on global leaders producing advanced CMOS devices at the latest nodes, companies serving the power electronics space, MEMS suppliers, and image sensor manufacturers. Chipworks' Analysts continually develop new reports to ensure the library includes the latest technologies and devices. A sampling of recently added reports includes:

--  Freescale Semiconductor MMM6000 Transceiver Package and Process Report
--  AKM AK8974 Magnetic Compass MEMS Exploratory Report
--  Richtek RT9284 White LED Driver Circuit Analysis Report
--  Monolithic Power MP8708EN Process Node Assessment
--  Toshiba HER4 8 Mp Second Generation 1.75 micrometer CMOS Image Sensor
    Imager Process Review

The easily searchable library ranges from Circuit Reports that detail how a chip is designed and Process Reports that show how a chip is built, to Functional Analyses that illustrate the floor plan and die utilization. Each type of report includes content required by Design Teams, Process Teams, and Product Line Managers to help make faster, better decisions. To search the Report Library, visit

About Chipworks

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 it 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.

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