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Last modified: Tuesday, January 31, 2006 

Short for Field-Programmable Gate Array, a type of logic chip that can be programmed. An FPGA is similar to a PLD, but whereas PLDs are generally limited to hundreds of gates, FPGAs support thousands of gates. They are especially popular for prototyping integrated circuit designs. Once the design is set, hardwired chips are produced for faster performance.

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Offers links to information on symposiums and conferences, vendors, research institutions, educational projects, non-profit organizations, tutorials, and consultants. 
This site reflects the experience and opinions of Jean P. Nicolle who has been working with work with FPGA technology since 1997. It is meant to be informative and useful to anybody interested in learning FPGA technology.

Embedded Field-Programmable Gate Arrays (eFPGAs)
This report presents a comprehensive analysis of the embedded Field-Programmable Gate Array (eFPGA) market.

FPGA Research
Home page for the FPGA research group at the University of Toronto. Includes links to special FPGA research areas as well as related resources.

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