Prof Tom Brazil, the Chair of Electronic Engineering at University College Dublin (UCD) where he was also Head of Electronic Engineering in the UCD School of Electrical & Electronic Engineering, suddenly passed away on 13 April 2013.
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To help the global analogue/RF IC design community with the experience and knowledge, Revolution Semiconductor gained over the years, we are starting a series of design notes accessible from our website.The first the design note is titled Differential Drive CMOS Rectifiers for UHF RFID and is authored by Dr. Murat Eskiyerli.
The Turkish semiconductor sector has, regrettably, not developed as much as it could have over the past thirty years. There are a couple of reasons for this comparative underdevelopment vis-a-vis other sectors, such as construction, where Turkish companies have now the second highest volume of international portfolio of projects after the Chinese companies.
The respected economist and syndicated columnist, Prof. Guven Sak of TOBB Economy and Technology University has referred to an article at Revolution Semiconductor's website titled "Semiconductor Industry in Turkey: Key Lessons" in an article published in the national digital newspaper, Radikal.
Revolution Semiconductor Labs and Magma Design Automation held a joint event on 25/5/2011 in ITU ARI Teknokent at Istanbul. The seminar was attended by engineers from various local companies, including Ericsson, Maxim, Hittite Microwave, Vestek and MKR-IC.