U.S. RoHS may be on the way
The electronics industry has been clamoring for a federal RoHS law for more than a year. With the proliferation of individual state laws that conflict on requirements, the industry wants one law that supercedes state law and makes compliance infinitely easier. More than 50 percent of electronics industry leaders recently polled are in favor of federal legislation.
The relief may come from a bill soon to be introduced by Representative Hilda Solis from C... (more) Details... more »
Top 10 methods for ASIC power minimization -- Part 1
This is a two-part article focusing on power minimization in deep submicron ASICs and how to strike the right balance between flexibility and power. Part 1 is dedicated to technology independent architectural power saving techniques and basic power consumption theory. Details... more »