iWatt iW3614 LED driver Product News 2/16/2011 Post a comment iWatt released its first high power-factor-corrected (PFC) LED driver IC that features a two-stage PFC scheme on a single chip.
Bourns LSP-Series of shunt protectors protect series LEDs Product News 2/15/2011 Post a comment Bourns, Inc. has announced a new line of open LED shunt protection devices designed specifically for LED lighting applications. Designated the Bourns LSP-Series, the new shunt protector family enables LED lighting applications configured in strings to be more robust and reliable.
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