Nemotek starts wafer level packaging in Morocco News & Analysis 6/16/2009 Post a comment Nemotek Technologie, the Rabat, Morocco-based company readying production of wafer level lenses and cameras , has qualified the first parts at its newly built manufacturing and packaging facility, and expects to start shipping devices in the fourth quarter of this year.
Optical switch maker raises $8 million News & Analysis 6/3/2009 Post a comment Optical switch developer Polatis Inc. (Cambridge, England and Andover MA.) has raised $8 million in new VC funding. The company had previously raised about $23 million in venture capital funding.
UK research targets improved display readability News & Analysis 6/1/2009 Post a comment A multi-disciplinary research and development project led by GE Aviation Systems (Newmarket, England) and backed by the U.K.'s Technology Strategy Board) will deliver information displays with enhanced readability in bright lighting conditions.
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