Choosing an Oscilloscope with the Right Bandwidth Design How-To 11/21/2006 Post a comment Bandwidth is the specification that most engineers consider first when they select an oscilloscope. This article provides some guidance on how to select an oscilloscope with the appropriate bandwidth for digital and analog applications.
Tips and techniques for power supply noise measurements Design How-To 11/12/2006 1 comment The higher switching speeds, faster slew rates, more active pins per package, and smaller signal swings cause an increase in power supply noise in digital designs. Here are some helpful techniques and tools for analyzing power supply noise.
65 nm: Where are the chips? Teardown 11/6/2006 Post a comment
In January of this year--about two years after it shipped the first 90-nanometer Prescott--Intel began shipping 65-nm versions of its Pentium D Presler processor. Intel has now shipped more than 40 million 65-nm processors.
Blog Doing Math in FPGAs Tom Burke 16 comments For a recent project, I explored doing "real" (that is, non-integer) math on a Spartan 3 FPGA. FPGAs, by their nature, do integer math. That is, there's no floating-point ...