Slideshow: Grenoble is tech R&D hot spot Blog 6/29/2012 8 comments We attended Leti’s Annual Review and toured the Minalogic competitiveness cluster dedicated to nanotechnologies and embedded software in Grenoble, France. The two-day session lifted our spirits.
Slideshow: The last Computex? News & Analysis 6/7/2012 4 comments The Computex exhibit was bustling, but like most exhibitions that compete with the Internet to show the latest gizmos, most of the action at this show remains in the hotel suites where the deals get done.
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