Mentor extends offer for IKOS, says it owns 9% of stock News & Analysis 12/26/2001 Post a comment WILSONVILLE, Ore. -- Mentor Graphics Corp. today (Dec. 26) extended its unsolicited cash takeover offer for IKOS Systems Inc. until midnight Jan. 25, New York time, because it wants to give the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) more time to review the proposed purchase and merger.
How to verify ADSL chips Design How-To 12/13/2001 Post a comment Asymmetric digital subscriber line technology, delivering more than 100 times the performance of today's analog modems, is revolutionizing the market for remote access devices.
Dense wires snarl verification plans News & Analysis 12/13/2001 Post a comment Deep-submicron silicon technology makes it possible to implement increasingly complex system-on-chip designs, but it is also introducing new design and verification challenges.
Electromagnetic-Compatibility Analysis Using TEM Cells News & Analysis 12/10/2001 Post a comment Transverse-electromagnetic (TEM) cells are important structures for analyzing the electromagnetic compatibility (EMC) of electronic components. Kresimir Malaric of University of Zagreb, Croatia discusses the design and analysis of several types of TEM cells available for emission testing of small equipment, calibration of RF probes, and biomedical experiments.
Synopsys to acquire Avant in all-stock EDA deal News & Analysis 12/4/2001 Post a comment In the largest and most strategically significant acquisition in EDA history, Synopsys will acquire Avant. Mutual customers of the companies were pushing for the acquisition, said Aart de Geus, president and CEO of Synopsys.
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