AmberWaves of Strain

AmberWave's MOS strained silicon technology provides solutions for digital, wireless, and photonic applications

October 22, 2001

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SALEM, N.H. -- AmberWave Systems Corporation, the global leader in advanced semiconductor intellectual property (IP), has announced the immediate availability of its MOS strained silicon technology to the semiconductor industry. This technology, commonly referred to as "strained silicon," offers significantly enhanced speed and power consumption of CMOS devices, with continued performance improvement per technology generation, without changing the existing silicon infrastructure."Phenomenal growth in the digital, wireless and fiber optic marketplaces mandate an evolution of semiconductor systems towards integrated solutions," said Mark Wolf, CEO of AmberWave. "AmberWave's first generation of MOS enables silicon to run 1-2 generations faster without any additional infrastructure investment, an issue that is critical to maintaining the viability of the semiconductor market today, particularly in light of recent economic difficulties." AmberWave Systems Inc.

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