Groups partner for OLEDS on metal substrates Product News 10/16/2007 Post a comment Organic light emitting diode (OLED) specialist Novaled AG (Dresden, Germany) has teamed with ArcelorMittal, the world's largest steel maker, on a project to develop top-emitting OLEDs on flexible substrates for signage and lighting at the steel group's research centre in Liege, Belgium.
XLoom weaves optics option for Infiniband News & Analysis 10/8/2007 Post a comment Startup XLoom Communications rolled out a new optical module to migrate CX4 copper interconnects to 100 meters over standard optical fiber for a broad range of data center systems, following in the footsteps of Intel Corp. and startup Quellan.
Analyst: Compound semi spending spree to continue News & Analysis 10/3/2007 Post a comment The spate of consolidation in the RF and compound semiconductor industry over the past few months is set to continue, but the spotlight for acquisitions will increasingly shift to the possession of IP and the opportunity to expand into multiple markets, rather than just grabbing market share, according to researchers from Strategy Analytics.
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