Press: Coverage by Year

Coverage associated with academic research and business development.


[HTML] "Business leaders in the news," Detroit Free Press, July 9, 2016.

[HTML] "Silicon Valley entrepreneur returns to Michigan to run Arborlight: McCorquodale is new CEO at Ann Arbor company," Crain's Detroit Business, June 21, 2016.


[HTML] "Des oscillateurs très précis sans quartz," Elektor Magazine, December 10, 2013.


[HTML] e-SENS Incorporates to Launch Silicon-Based Solution for Water Profiling: First products to sample in 12 months Businesswire, September 19, 2012.

Christina Nickolas, "Product Of The Year Story Behind the Story: Transitioning away from quartz-based oscillators," Electronic Products, July 5, 2012.

"Oscillateurs Cmos à ultra-basse consommation de IDT," Electroniques, No. 28, Juin 2012.

[HTML] "Michael McCorquodale Named 2012 UBM Electronics ACE Innovator of the Year," U. of Michigan Dept. of EECS, March 29, 2012.

[HTML] "IDT Captures Both Ultimate Product and Innovator of the Year Honors at Prestigious UBM ACE Awards: IDT’s Michael S. McCorquodale, Ph.D. Wins 'Innovator of the Year' and IDT’s 3LG CrystalFree Solid-State Oscillators Win 'Ultimate Products' Award from UBM Electronics Presented by EE Times and EDN" BusinessWire, March 28, 2012.

[HTML] Patrick Mannion, "ACE AWARDS INNOVATOR OF THE YEAR: Michael McCorquodale" EDN, March 27, 2012.

[HTML] "IDT Named Finalist for Three Prestigious UBM ACE Awards: IDT Entrepreneur Selected as Finalist for 'Innovator of the Year' and Two Products Selected for 'Ultimate Products' Awards from UBM Electronics Presented by EE Times and EDN" BusinessWire, February 15, 2012.

[HTML] "IDT To Present and Showcase Industry-Leading Products at Embedded World 2012: IDT Will Deliver Two Presentations by Industry Experts and Demonstrate Innovative Timing, Interconnect and Power Management Products for Embedded Applications" BusinessWire, February 14, 2012.

[HTML] Michael S. McCorquodale, "Silicon oscillators can take on crystals, says IDT,", January 5, 2012.

[HTML] "IDT 3LG Family of CrystalFree Solid-state Oscillators Named Product of the Year by Electronic Products Magazine," BusinessWire, January 3, 2012.


[HTML] "Startup Mobius Microsystems Succeeds, Sells, and Continues to Grow at Publicly-Traded Semiconductor Company" NSF Engineering Research Centers, 2011.

Cliff Keys, "IDT Unveils the World’s First Ultra-low-power ±50 ppm CrystalFree™ CMOS Oscillators: Is This the End of the Quartz Crystal?" Power Systems Design, November 2, 2011.

[HTML] "IDT Unveils the World’s First Ultra-low-power ±50 ppm CrystalFree™ CMOS Oscillators," BusinessWire, October 27, 2011.

[HTML] "IDT Announces World's First CMOS Oscillators to Support 5Gbps Super-Speed USB 3.0 Controller Applications New Device Expands CrystalFree™ Oscillator Family that has Shipped Tens of Millions of Units to Date in the USB Market," BusinessWire, September 6, 2011.

[HTML] Abigail Rubenstein, "IDT, Phison Settle Clock Signal Patent Fight," Law360, August 11, 2011.

[HTML] "IDT to Present on CMOS Oscillators for Crystal Replacement at the 2011 ICFS / EFTF Joint Conference: Industry Associations Recognize IDT as a Technology Leader in the Race to Replace Quartz," BusinessWire, April 21, 2011.

[HTML] "Michael McCorquodale first UI Engineer in Residence," The News-Gazette, March 8, 2011.


[HTML] R. Colin Johnson, "CMOS said to beat quartz," EETimes, Oct. 22, 2010.

[HTML] David Manners, "100ppm CMOS oscillators challenge crystals," Electronics Weekly, Oct. 21, 2010.

[HTML] Richard Wilson, "IDT claims CMOS clock oscillator matches quartz," Electronics Weekly, May 10, 2010.

Susan Karlin, "Timing is Everything," IEEE The Institute: Member Profiles, May 6, 2010.


[HTML] "IDT Announces First High-Accuracy All-Silicon CMOS Oscillators in Package and Die/Wafer Form: Performance and Size Allow Quartz-Crystal Replacement in Small Form Factor Applications," BusinessWire, April 29, 2010.

[HTML] "RUMBLINGS: Sale marks final chapter in the Mobius story," Crain's Detroit Business, January 31, 2010.

[HTML] Mark LaPedus, "IDT Buys Mobius Microsystems," EETimes, January 15, 2010.


"Alumni Who've Made a Difference - Michael McCorquodale: Engineering a U-M Startup to Commercialized Technology in 5 Years" EECS News, University of Michigan, Department of Electical Engineering and Computer Science, 2009.

[HTML] "Mobius Microsystems' Founder and CTO Honored with Distinguished Alumni Award from University of Michigan," BusinessWire, October 6, 2009.

"Celebrating 10 Years: Our Graduates Innovating Across the Globe," Samuel Zell & Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies, Stehpen M. Ross School of Business at the University of Michigan, Fall Report, 2009.

[HTML] "Mobius Microsystems' Founder and CTO Receives Prestigious Award from the University of Illinois: Dr. Michael S. McCorquodale to Receive the ECE Young Alumni Achievement Award on September 11th," BusinessWire, September 8, 2009.

[HTML] "Mobius Microsystems Releases Frequency Source for USB 2.0 Applications into Volume Production: MM8201 is an Industry-Leading All-CMOS USB 2.0 Oscillator Offering Fast Start-up Time and Low Stand-by Current Consumption," BusinessWire, April 29, 2009.

"Mobius Microsystems' Spread Spectrum Clock IC Named One of EDN's 'Hot 100 Products' for 2008: MM8511 is World's First Fully-Integrated Frequency Source for SSCG; Monolithic CMOS Device Lowers EMI and Eliminates Crystals and PLLs," March 16, 2009.

Paul Rako, "Making oscillator selection crystal clear," EDN, February 19, 2009.

[HTML] "Mobius Microsystems Adds Vice Presidents of Sales and Operations," Businesswire, February 17, 2009.

Tunc Cenger, "Trends in CMOS frequency sources for wireless apps," Electronic Products, February 2, 2009.

[HTML] Michael S. McCorquodale, Guest Blogger, metromodemedia, January 29, 2009 - February 3, 2009.


[HTML] Jon Zemke, "Mobius expands and relocates to Ann Arbor, will add 5-10 jobs within the year," concentratemedia, June 11, 2008.

[HTML] Terry Parris, Jr., "Mobius expands and relocates to Ann Arbor, will add 5-10 jobs within the year," metromodemedia, May 29, 2008.

Tina Reed, "Mobius to return to its place of birth:After Ann Arbor founding, tech firm has been in Detroit," Ann Arbor News, May 28, 2008.

"California Tech Company Seeks Engineers In Ann Arbor," Great Lakes IT Report, May 4, 2008.

Barbara G. Goode , "Editor's outlook on MEMS, CMOS timing," Small Times Newsletter, May 1, 2008.

[HTML] Margarita L. Barry, "Tech firm Mobius comes back to Ann Arbor," MLive, Apr. 24, 2008.

[PDF] Margery Conner, "CMOS-clock chip replaces crystal, PLL circuit," Electronic Design News (EDN), Apr. 22, 2008.

"New CMOS Harmonic Oscillator Released," What's New at IEEE in Circuits, Apr. 16, 2008.

[HTML] "Frequency source gets chipped," The Engineer, Apr. 11, 2008.

[HTML] "Mobius Microsystems introduces all-CMOS oscillator to replace quartz, MEMS," Military $amp; Aerospace Electronics, Apr. 10, 2008.

Barbara G. Goode, "Mobius Microsystems debuts all-CMOS oscillator to replace quartz, MEMS," Small Times, Apr. 9, 2008.

[HTML] R. Colin Johnson, "CMOS CHO technology eliminates quartz crystals," EE Times India, Apr. 8, 2008.

[HTML] David Manners, "CMOS IC generates its own frequencies on-chip - Mobius," Electronics Weekly, Apr. 4, 2008.

[HTML] R. Colin Johnson, "Time out! CMOS ousts quartz crystals," EE Times, Apr. 3, 2008.

Bill Schweber, "Spread-spectrum clock source uses active CMOS circuitry, replaces crystal, PLL," Planet Analog, Apr. 3, 2008.

"Mobius Microsystems Announces World's First Accurate, Fully-Integrated Frequency Source for Spread Spectrum Clocking Applications Monolithic CMOS IC Lowers EMI and Eliminates Crystals and PLLs," CNBC, Apr. 3, 2008.


Tom Hendersen, "Mobius will use $10.2M grant to expand Detroit office," Crain's Detroit Business, vol. 23, no. 49, Dec. 3-9, 2007.

[HTML] Matt Marshall, "Mobius Microsystems raises $10.22M," VentureBeat, Nov. 26, 2007.


[HTML] Pui-Wing Tam, "New Hot Spot for Tech Firms Is the Old One," Wall Street Journal, Oct. 5, 2006.

[HTML] "Small is big at statewide event," Crain's Detroit Business, April 24, 2006.

SBAM, "Small Businesses Honored at Michigan Celebrates Small Business," MiBiz Network, April 20, 2006.


[HTML] Patrick J. Sauer, "Are thing happening in Detroit?" Inc. Magazine, Jun. 9, 2005.

[HTML] Eric Mankin, "MOSIS Free-Chips-for-Students Program Nears Quarter Century Mark," ISI East Newsletter, U. of Southern California, May 25, 2005.

Carol Cain, "Silicon Valley tempts Detroit firm," Detroit Free Press, May 23, 2005.

[HTML] Brent Snavely, "Mobius is only Michigan firm at venture-cap meeting," Crain's Detroit Business, May 16, 2005.

Catharine June, "Tech Transfer Update: Mobius Microsystems, Inc.," The University of Michigan EECS News, 2005.

Cliff Hirsch, "Start-Up Profiles: Mobius Microsystems," Semiconductor Times, vol. 10, issue 1, Jan. 2005.

Tom Hendersen, "Timing is right for high-tech firm," Detroit News, Jan. 23, 2005.


Cliff Hirsch, "Fundings & IPOs: Mobius Microsystems," Semiconductor Times, vol. 9, issue 6, Jun. 2004.

Andrew Dietderich, "Wolverine Venture Fund to invest $50k in Mobius Microsystems," Michigan SmallTech, Apr. 26, 2004.


Claudia Capos, "Successful Spin-off: Mobius Microsystems leverages its Michigan connections," Sam Zell and Robert H. Lurie Institute for Entrepreneurial Studies Annual Publication, U. of Michigan Business School, 2003.

Jack Fishstrom, "Visionary student hauls in two awards," WIMS World, U. of Michigan, Spring/Summer 2003.

Catharine June, "Microcontroller takes the cake at International conference," WIMS World, U. of Michigan , Spring/Summer 2003.

Catharine June, "Intellectual property website launched," WIMS World, U. of Michigan, Spring/Summer 2003.

Catharine June, "Student Awards: DAC/ISSCC Student Design Contest 2002 and 2003 Wins," The University of Michigan EECS News, 2003.

Catharine June, "Student Awards: UM Wins USF International Business Plan Competition," The University of Michigan EECS News, 2003.

Steve Pardo, "Detroit company wants to take the bulk out of high-tech gadgets," Michigan Small Tech, Apr. 21, 2003.


Abbey Neisius, "Mobius Microsystems: Power things in small packages," Monroe Street Journal, U. of Michigan, Apr. 15, 2002.


"Mobius Integrated Systems takes runner-up at Babcock School of Management," Monroe Street Journal, U. of Michigan, Apr. 16, 2001.

Shelley Scipione, "And the Winners Are... Conclusion of the Innovators Business Pitch Competition," Monroe Street Journal, U. of Michigan, Feb. 2, 2001.