HFCReloaded Product News 6/1/2003 Post a comment The service capabilities being unleashed by hybrid fiber coax make a further examination mandatory.
Gateway cuts costs of cellular backhaul News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment The AccessGate 500 from NMS Communications. uses advanced bandwidth-reduction techniques that the company claims halves the cost of backhauling GSM and time-division multiple-access (TDMA) networks over T1/E1 leased lines.
TSMC takes on physical challenges of 90, 130 nm News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment In an ambitious attempt to fix some of the most vexing problems that have kept designers away from 130- and 90-nanometer design rules, Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co. Ltd. will introduce this week a set of guidelines for chip design at the Design Automation Conference.
Actel Unveils Space FPGA Family News & Analysis 6/1/2003 Post a comment The hi-rel business segment accounts for nearly one-third of Actel's total revenues. This segment includes space, military/aero, and automotive. Last month, Actel announced that it is pursuing the automotive electronics markets with the introduction of a group of extended-temperature-range devices (see Actel Goes After Auto Market). Designers of hi-rel equipment are attracted to Actel's antifuse FPGAs since
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.
January 2016 Cartoon Caption ContestBob's punishment for missing his deadline was to be tied to his chair tantalizingly close to a disconnected cable, with one hand superglued to his desk and another to his chin, while the pages from his wall calendar were slowly torn away.122 comments