FinFET race holds promises, perils News & Analysis 3/27/2013 9 comments Rising capacitance is one of the challenges ahead in realizing the promises of the first process node to use 3-D transistors, said a group of experts.
Dual-interface NFC tags connects smartphones to any device Product News 3/15/2013 Post a comment Inside Secure has released an innovative near field communication (NFC) tag that creates virtually limitless possibilities for interactions between NFC mobile devices like smartphones and a broad range of medical, communications, entertainment and other electronic devices.
Chip market starts year brightly News & Analysis 3/4/2013 4 comments The Americas region posted its best total since 2001 as three-month average global sales showed year-on-year growth in January, according to numbers released by the SIA.
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