Couder named president, CEO at Bookham News & Analysis 7/12/2007 Post a comment Optical components and modules group Bookham, Inc. has tapped Alain Couder as president and chief executive officer, succeeding Peter Bordui, who has been acting president and chief executive officer since the departure earlier this year of Giorgio Anania following disappointing results and a major reorganization at the company.
IMEC cleared of all blame in court case News & Analysis 7/9/2007 Post a comment Research organization IMEC vzw (Leuven, Belgium) has been cleared in the Dallas County District Court in the U.S. of any wrongdoing in a long running dispute with shareholders of Rose Research about the licensing of optoelecronics technology.
Equity groups pay $1.2 billion for ECI Telecom News & Analysis 7/2/2007 Post a comment Israeli communications equipment manufacturer ECI Telecom Ltd. is being acquired for about $1.2 billion in cash by affiliates of the Swarth Group, an investment vehicle controlled by Shaul Shani, and funds that have appointed Ashmore Investment Management Limited as their investment manager.
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