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San Jose (sănəzā`, săn hōzā`), city (1990 pop. 782,248), seat of Santa Clara co., W central Calif.; founded 1777, inc. 1850. -- Mentor Graphics Mentor Graphics, Inc (NASDAQ: MENT) is a US-based multinational corporation dealing in electronic design automation (EDA) for electrical engineering and electronics, as of 2004, ranked third in the EDA industry it helped create. announced the winners of its 18th Annual PCB PCB: see polychlorinated biphenyl.
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The awards were presented during a banquet held at the Tech Museum of Innovation in San Jose. The competition attracted submissions from 15 countries.
This year's winner for the Best Overall Design and Best Design for the Data Communications category was Steven Tipping, a PCB designer with Agere Systems in the U.K. Tipping's winning entry, the WaveLAN WL1141 PHY See physical layer and physical. module, combined RF and baseband functions for Wi-Fi 802.11b.
For the second year in a row a design from Advanced Micro Devices took home the award for the computer category.