We are indebted to Professor Wayne Wolf of the electrical engineering department at Princeton University and Richard Rubinstein for their detailed review of the manuscript, constructive criticism, and suggestions of information to be added.
In addition we would like to thank the following people and companies:
The staff of Prentice Hall, especially Bernard Goodwin, for his support of this project
Ken Schmidt for reviewing the chapter on low power
Ron Sailors for reviewing parts of the book
Farshid Tabrizi and Munir Ahmed of Ammocore Technology Inc.
Michel Courtoy, vice president of marketing at Silicon Prespective, Inc. (A Cadence Company)
Plato Design Systems (A Cadence Company)
Fujitsu Microelectronics of America
Sequence Design, Inc.
The staff of BooksCraft, Inc., for their help in producing the book