Reflective display funnels light News & Analysis 2/7/2013 2 comments University of Michigan researchers have developed a technology for creating reflective displays with vivid colors that can be viewed at nearly any angle.
CATV test platform touts performance enhancements Product News 2/7/2013 Post a comment Sunrise Telecom announced a major firmware upgrade for its CM3000 and CM3800 DOCSIS 3.0 cable-modem network and spectrum analyzers, enabling cable providers to identify and resolve impairments before they affect customer experience.
GloFo, Samsung in race to 14nm News & Analysis 2/6/2013 31 comments Globalfoundries and Samsung are on track to offer 14-nm FinFET manufacturing in 2014, but an IBM executive has warned that EUV litho won’t be ready until the 7-nm node.
Photonic PCBs inching closer News & Analysis 2/5/2013 7 comments IBM and Dow Corning have developed a tough, flexible photonic substrate material capable of fabricating waveguides for PCB interconnects.
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