Solar startup aims as shakeout looms News & Analysis 8/17/2009 4 comments An executive setting up a North American sales and marketing arm for 30 of China's solar panel makers says he has landed big deals despite projections of a market shakeout.
DoE gets 400+ proposals for smart grid grants News & Analysis 8/14/2009 Post a comment The U.S. Department of Energy has received more than 400 proposals for economic stimulus grants to deploy smart electric grid systems including a $200 million bid from Duke Energy which partnered with smart meter maker Echelon Corp.
Chip gear sales propel Applied above expectations News & Analysis 8/11/2009 Post a comment Applied Materials exceeded analyst expectations for sales and earnings for the quarter ended July 26, as a sequential increase in semiconductor equipment revenue offset declines in sales of gear used in the production of solar panels and displays.
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