ADI, TI DSPs debut for less than $2 Product News 8/30/2011 2 comments Two major DSP vendors—Analog Devices and Texas Instruments—have drastically cut price tags on its latest processors in an effort to bring sophisticated signal processing to a broader range of cost-sensitive applications.
3200 MHz source replaces DROs Product News 8/27/2011 Post a comment EM Research has released the ESP-3200 phase-locked oscillator which operates at 3200 MHz and is designed as a dielectric resonator oscillator (DRO) replacement in high-reliability, ruggedized applications such as SATCOM, electronic warfare, GPS, radar, and telemetry.
Panel PC targets self service environment Product News 8/21/2011 Post a comment The panel PC features gigabit Ethernet, 801.11 b/g/n wireless and Bluetooth connectivity as standard, has built-in webcam and microphone and features a choice of either single touch resistive or multi-touch capacitive touchscreens.
Hittite phase shifter claims one octave bandwidth Product News 8/21/2011 Post a comment Hittite Microwave Corporation has introduced a new SMT packaged MMIC analog phase shifter which is well suited for phased array, industrial sensors, and clock and local oscillator (LO) synchronization applications in fiber optic, military, test equipment and industrial/medical equipment.
Samsung samples 30nm, 32GB DDR3 RDIMMs Product News 8/18/2011 2 comments In an effort to deliver higher performance with lower power consumption to the next-generation server market, Samsung has developed 32GB DDR3 RDIMMs that use 3D through silicon via (TSV) package technology.
SanDisk flash drive targets advanced tablets Product News 8/18/2011 2 comments SanDisk Corporation recently introduced the iNAND™ Extreme® embedded flash drive (EFD), the first in a new line of products from the company that is designed for high-end tablets running advanced operating systems and data-intensive applications.
On Semiconductor NCN1188 link switch Product News 8/18/2011 Post a comment ON Semiconductor introduced the NCN1188, which is claimed to be the industry's first 3:1 high speed USB switch with the capacity to support the new Mobile High Definition Link interface standard for HD video and digital audio.
As data rates begin to move beyond 25 Gbps channels, new problems arise. Getting to 50 Gbps channels might not be possible with the traditional NRZ (2-level) signaling. PAM4 lets data rates double with only a small increase in channel bandwidth by sending two bits per symbol. But, it brings new measurement and analysis problems. Signal integrity sage Ransom Stephens will explain how PAM4 differs from NRZ and what to expect in design, measurement, and signal analysis.
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