The Essential Guide to Semiconductors

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The Essential Guide to Semiconductors is a complete guide to thebusiness and technology of semiconductor design and manufacturing.Conceptual enough for laypeople and nontechnical investors, yet detailedenough for technical professionals, Jim Turley explains exactly howsilicon chips are designed and built, illuminates key markets andopportunities, and shows how the entire industry "fits together."

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  • An up-to-the-minute briefing on the entire semiconductor industry
  • Technology, applications, and markets—explained in English
  • Explains today's state-of-the-art silicon design and manufacturing techniques
  • Contains expert insights from one of the industry's leading analysts and editors
The Essential Guide to Semiconductors is a complete professional's guide to the business andtechnology of semiconductor design and manufacturing. Leading semiconductor industry analystand editor Jim Turley illuminates every facet of the industry, explaining its fast-changingtechnologies, markets, and business models simply, clearly, and without unnecessary jargon.
  • Covers a wide range of semiconductor applications: cellphones, cars, computers, gaming systems, and much more
  • Conceptual enough for laypeople and nontechnical investors—and sufficiently detailed for technical readers
  • Includes a wide range of diagrams and flowcharts to promote understanding
  • Presents accessible explanations of how silicon chips are designed and built
  • Shows how the entire industry fits together, helping readers understand key niches, market segments, and opportunities

About the Author:

JIM TURLEY is a semiconductor industry analyst, editor, and lecturer in Silicon Valley. He is aregular columnist for Embedded Systems Programming, Computer Design, Circuit Cellar, andSupermicro magazines. He was Senior Editor of the Microprocessor Report and a three-time winnerof the Computer Press Award. Jim also provides consulting services to leading semiconductorfirms and is often called upon to participate in new product reviews, strategy sessions, andtechnology development. He has also written six books on a number of different topics,including PCs Made Easy.

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