Arista packs 96 100G ports on switch Product How-To 4/30/2013 1 comment Arista Networks tapped Broadcom chips to create a 96-port 100G switch while HP claimed a lead in software-defined networks in the run up to next week’s Interop.
NXP joins car-to-car comms consortium Design How-To 4/4/2013 Post a comment NXP and Cohda Wireless have signed up to a car-to-car communications consortium formed by 12 automobile makers. The two companies have also launched the RoadLink brand to cover car-to-X modules designed using their technologies.
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