A broad set of issues has inhibited the ASPP approach to date and will determine whethermonolithic combinations of programmable-logic ASIC technology can find a niche in thefuture, Lewis said.

Heralding the start of Japan's new fiscal year, the country's semiconductor makers appear to be adjusting their strategies amid growing evidence that soft DRAM prices are making it tough for weakened suppliers to remain in the market.

Toko recommends the series for dividing and redirecting signaling paths between the transmit and receive sides of dual-band RF cellular designs.