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31-July-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 7th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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30-June-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 6th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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31-May-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 5th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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16-May-2017  New ams Foundry Ecosystem provides solutions for ASIC design service, testing and fabrication

 

OEMs, system integrators and innovative start-ups can now get their ASIC solutions to market more quickly and more easily thanks to cooperation between ams, Fraunhofer IIS and RoodMicrotec
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30-April-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 4th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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30-March-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 3rd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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28-February-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 2nd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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31-January-2017  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 1st edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2017 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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19-December-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 12th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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06-December-2016  ams’ new High Performance Analog technology A30 offers superior noise performance

 

Enhanced 0.30µm process is ideally suited for ultra-low noise sensing applications and analog read-out ICs for consumer electronics, automotive, medical and IoT devices
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31-October-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 10th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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24-October-2016  ams schedules 2017 multi-project wafer starts for analog foundry customers

 

180nm CMOS and HV-CMOS MPW runs are now manufactured in ams’ 200mm fabrication facility in Austria
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29-September-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 9th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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29-August-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 8th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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29-July-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 7th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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20-July-2016  Advanced design kit supports first-time-right designs in analog 180nm CMOS technology

 

ams’ new “hitkit” design environment offers high-density libraries and improved set of transistors, boosting the analog performance of complex ICs.
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29-June-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 6th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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25-May-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 5th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-Apr-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 4th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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24-Mar-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 3rd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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22-Mar-2016  ams releases interoperable PDK for its 0.35µm analog specialty processes

 

iPDK enables foundry customers to design complex ICs with multiple EDA vendor tools
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23-Feb-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 2nd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-Jan-2016  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 1st edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2016 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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21-Dec-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 12th and last edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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24-Nov-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 11th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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11-Nov-2015   ams schedules 2016 multi-project wafer starts for analog foundry customers

 

Area and performance improved truly scalable High-Voltage transistors now also available for shuttle participants
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22-Oct-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 10th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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28-Sep-2015  ams offers truly scalable transistors in High-Voltage CMOS

 

Voltage scalable HV transistor devices provide significant area and performance improvements and result in more dies per wafer
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22-Sep-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 9th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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20-Aug-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 8th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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17-Jul-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 7th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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17-Jun-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 6th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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18-May-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 5th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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14-Apr-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 4th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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16-Mar-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 3rd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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26-Feb-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 2nd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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28-Jan-2015  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 1st edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2015 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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16-Dec-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 12th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-Nov-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 11th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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28-Oct-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 10th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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30-Sep-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 9th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-Aug-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 8th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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29-Jul-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 7th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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24-Jun-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 6th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-May-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 5th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-May-2014  ams memory IP portfolio

 

The datasheet section on this website has been expanded and includes now an overview of all currently available ams memory IPs
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23-Apr-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 4th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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25-Mar-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 3rd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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26-Feb-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 2nd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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26-Feb-2014  hitkit training (1-3 April 2014)

 

There will be a three day intensive hitkit training based on 0.18µm (H18) and Cadence 6.1.5  held at the training centre of our partner Fraunhofer IIS in Erlangen/Germany.
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20-Jan-2014  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the first edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2014 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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18-Dec-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 12th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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18-Dec-2013  updates for 0.18µm hitkits available!

 

In order to keep your hitkit up to date, please download the recently released update files for C18/H18 processes from our Download Area.
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27-Nov-2013  MPW Shuttle Service 2014

 

New Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2014 available here!

27-Nov-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 11th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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27-Nov-2013  Important hitkit installation information for all hitkit users

 

There is a new ams_install script available, which is recommended for both downloading and installation of hitkit data + updates in one single step.
NEW: the GUI now provides a Set-Up button allowing flexible configuration of gtar program location as well as proxy settings.
Please note that all previous installation routines will be discontinued by end of 2013.
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24-Oct-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 10th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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23-Sep-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 9th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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23-Sep-2013  Important information for H18 hitkit users

 

Please kindly note that due to a change in the ground pad ("GNDPAD") concept in H18 process there is a slight incompatibility between H18 hitkit 4.01 (and older) and the current hitkit version 4.11
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26-Aug-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 8th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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26-Aug-2013  hitkit updates and improvements available!

 

In order to keep your hitkit up to date, please download the recently released update files for C18, H18, C35, H35 and S35 processes from our Download Area.
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18-Jul-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 7th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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18-Jul-2013  hitkit updates and improvements available now!

 

The recently released updates for hitkit 4.10 (0.35µm) provide improved Calibre DRC rule decks, updated timing information for all available digital libraries as well as updated IO libraries supporting an improved ESD concept.
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18-Jul-2013  hitkit training course (26-28 Aug 2013)

 

The ams Full Service Foundry team offers a three day intensive hitkit training based on 0.35µm and Cadence 6.1.5  taking place at the ams headquarters in Austria.
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26-Jun-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 6th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics ...
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26-Jun-2013  New Process Design Kit based on Cadence IC6.1.5 for 0.18µm (C18/H18) CMOS Technologies available now!

 

The new hitkit v4.11 with high-density libraries and improved set of transistor devices boosts the analog performance of complex ICs.
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26-Jun-2013  Meet us at CDNLive Japan 2013

 

ams invites you to meet us at the CDNLive Japan 2013 where we will present the More than Silicon initiative relating to leading-edge technology extensions such as Through Silicon Vias, Advanced Packaging solutions, extended support services and more ...
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24-May-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 5th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics: Read more

19-Apr-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 4th edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics:
  • ams hitkit supports Cadence PVS
  • Meet us at CDNLive EMEA 2013
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21-Mar-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 3rd edition of our hitkit NEWS in 2013 issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics:
  • Power Supply Concept Application Note
  • Process Selection Guide
  • Event invitation: GSA Silicon Summit
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18-Feb-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to the 2nd edition of our hitkit NEWS this year issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the following topics:
  • Characterizing Mixed-Signal ICs for production
  • Updated PDK Checklists
  • Event invitation: Embedded World 2013 in Nuremberg
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08-Jan-2013  hitkit News

 

Welcome to this year's first edition of our hitkit NEWS issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news about the fast and cost-efficient MPW IC prototyping schedule for 2013.
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14-Nov-2012: Invitation to FREE Technical Seminar on Dec 13, 2012 in Santa Clara (USA)

 

ams is pleased to announce a complimentary half day technical seminar on Thursday, December 13, 2012 in Santa Clara, CA focusing on an introduction to ams' comprehensive service and technology package that goes beyond industry standard foundry services.
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31-Oct-2012: hitkit News

 

Welcome to the latest edition of our hitkit NEWS an e-mail newsletter issued by the ams Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news, facts and information to help you to get the best of our design kits.
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15-Oct-2012: New Process Design Kit based on Cadence IC6.1.5 for 0.35µm (C35/H35/S35) CMOS Technologies available now!

 

The new HIT-Kit v4.10 includes high density silicon qualified libraries enabling significantly smaller die size along with performance improvements.
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19-Apr-2012: Meet us at GSA European Executive Forum & CDNLive! EMEA 2012

 

austriamicrosystems invites you to meet us at the GSA Executive forum and the CDNLive! EMEA 2012. austriamicrosystems' Full Service Foundry team will present its ...
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01-Mar-2012: HIT-Kit News

 

Welcome to the 37th edition of HIT-Kit NEWS our e-mail newsletter issued by the austriamicrosystems Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news, facts and information to help you to get the best out of our design kits. In this edition you will find news about:
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15-Feb-2012: New Process Design Kit based on Cadence IC5.1.41 for 0.35µm (C35/H35/S35) CMOS Technologies available now!

The new HIT-Kit v3.80 includes high density silicon qualified libraries enabling significantly smaller die size along with performance improvements.
Press Release
hitkit380

30-Nov-2011: MPW Shuttle Service 2012

 

New Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2012 available now!

Press Release
Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2012

29-Nov-2011: Invitation to FREE Technical Seminar on Dec 8, 2011

 

austriamicrosystems is pleased to invite you to a complimentary half day Technical Seminar on December 8, 2011 in Santa Clara (CA) focusing on an introduction to austriamicrosystems' comprehensive service and technology package that goes beyond industry standard foundry services.
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07-Jun-2011: austriamicrosystems releases new versions of its best-in-class process design kit for 0.18µm High-Voltage CMOS technology

 

The new HIT-Kits v3.78 & v4.01 for H18 process include high density silicon qualified libraries enabling industry-first RF (Radio Frequency) integration and high density SoC (System on a Chip) capability
Press Release
hitkit378 based on Cadence IC5.1.41
hitkit401 based on Cadence IC6.1.4

30-Mar-2011: austriamicrosystems releases 0.18µm HV CMOS process for volume production

 

Featuring a new level of RF and HV integration capability on a single IC, the new 0.18µm High-Voltage CMOS process offers the highest integration density, up to 118k gates/mm2, enabling SoC applications (System-on-Chip) as well as best-in-class power-on resistance (Rdson) which directly results in a silicon area reduction.
Press Release

29-Nov-2010: Invitation to 0.18µm High-Voltage Technology Seminar on Dec 9, 2010

 

austriamicrosystems is pleased to announce a complimentary half day High-Voltage seminar on Dec 9, 2010 in Santa Clara (CA) focusing on High-Voltage design techniques with austriamicrosystems' and IBM's 0.18µm CMOS High-Voltage Processes.
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22-Nov-2010: MPW Shuttle Service 2011

 

New Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2011 available now!

Press Release
Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2011

24-Sep-2010: HIT-Kit News

 

Welcome to the 36th edition of HIT-Kit NEWS our e-mail newsletter issued by the austriamicrosystems Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news, facts and information to help you to get the best out of our design kits. In this edition you will find news about:
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24-Jun-2010: austriamicrosystems releases new version of best-in-class process design kit for its 0.18µm High-Voltage CMOS technology

 

The new HIT-Kit v3.77 - H18 has been qualified for Cadence IC 5.1.41 USR6 (ISR2) and for the technologies

  • 0.18µm H18A4 (HV CMOS, 4-metal)
  • 0.18µm H18A5 (HV CMOS, 5-metal)
  • 0.18µm H18A6 (HV CMOS, 6-metal)
Read more details about this new HIT-Kit version:
Press Release
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24-Nov-2009: MPW Shuttle Service 2010

 

New Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2010 available now!

Press Release
Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2010

18-Nov-2009: HIT-Kit Updates available!

 

Please download all recent updates for all current HIT-Kit versions, which install the latest Assura run sets including DFM and a new context, that supports IC6.1.3 versions (for HIT-Kit v4.00) from our
Download Area

17-Sep-2009: Invitation to High-Voltage Technology Seminar on Sept 30, 2009

 

austriamicrosystems is pleased to announce a complimentary half day High-Voltage Workshop on September 30, 2009 in Santa Clara (CA) focusing on current best practices for implementing designs in 0.18µm High-Voltage CMOS technologies.
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17-Aug-2009: HIT-Kit News

 

Welcome to the 35th edition of HIT-Kit NEWS our e-mail newsletter issued by the austriamicrosystems Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news, facts and information to help you to get the best out of our design kits. In this edition you will find news about:
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24-Jul-2009: HIT-Kit 3.70 Update for Calibre and S35 technology

 

Please download an update, which installs the latest run sets including DFM runsets for S35 technology from our Download Area

 

The name of the file is s35_calibre_digital_HK370_20090306_Calibre.tar.gz.des

22-Jun-2009: HIT-Kit 3.70 Update for Assura and S35 technology

 

Please download an update, which includes improvements for the extraction of PLDMOS devices. These new run sets are qualified for Assura 3.1.7 USR2 + EXT7.1 USR1 and are available on our  Download Area

 

The name of the file is s35_cadence_digital_HK370_20090608_Assura.tar.gz.des

 

Important Note:
This update also changes the parasitic extract flow: Be sure to enable the switch "resimulate_extracted" in LVS if you want to use that LVS run for RCX!

 

Please also carefully read the updated Assura documentation!

21-Apr-2009: Updated Documents available for download


Please download the new Rev.6 of the 0.35µm H35 50V CMOS Module Process Parameters
Please download the new Rev.7 of the 0.35µm H35 50V CMOS Module Design Rules

05-Dec-2008: MPW Shuttle Service 2009

 

New Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2009 available now!

 

Read more:
Press Release
Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2009

31-Oct-2008: Foundry News

 

Welcome to the 4th edition of Foundry NEWS in 2008, which is issued on a regular basis by the austriamicrosystems business unit Full Service Foundry. In this issue you will find news about:
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10-Oct-2008: HIT-Kit News

 

Welcome to the 34th edition of HIT-Kit NEWS our e-mail newsletter issued by the austriamicrosystems Full Service Foundry Business Unit containing news, facts and information to help you to get the best out of our design kits. In this edition you will find news about:
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11-Sep-2008: Invitation to High-Voltage Technology Seminar

 

austriamicrosystems is pleased to announce a complimentary half day High-Voltage Workshop on October 1, 2008 in Santa Clara (CA). This seminar focuses on current best practices for implementing designs on High-Voltage CMOS analog specialty technologies from specification to working system on silicon.
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11-Sep-2008: austriamicrosystems releases newest version of its best in class process design kit

 

The new HIT-Kit v4.00 combines new process add-ons with the support of the latest Cadence Virtuoso custom design platform IC 6.1.2 ISR10 and is available for the 0.35µm CMOS, High-Voltage CMOS and SiGe-BiCMOS specialty technologies.

 

Read more details about this new HIT-Kit version:
Press Release
/hitkit400

09-Jul-2008: Assura Runset and Flow Update in HIT-Kit 3.70 / 3.72

 

This update includes improved DRC, LVS and RCX run sets qualified for Assura 3.1.7 USR2 + EXT7.1USR1. The new runsets changes also the parasitic extract flow: Therefore be sure to enable the switch "resimulate_extracted" in LVS if you want to use that LVS run for RCX !!!!

 

Please also read the updated Assura documentation for HK 3.70 and HK 3.72
Download updates for HIT-Kit 3.70 and HIT-Kit 3.72

15-Feb-2008: Updated Document available for download


Please download Rev.5 of the 0.35µm C35 CMOS Noise Parameters Document

26-Nov-2007: MPW Shuttle Service 2008


New Multi Product Wafer (MPW) Calendar and Price List 2008 available now!

04-Oct-2007: HIT-Kit v3.72 for H35 process

 

There is a new HIT-Kit v3.72 available for Cadence IC 5.1.41, which comes complete with additional 20V devices and special utilities optimized for High-Voltage CMOS product design.

 

Release Notes
Press Release