PwC sees China growth despite IP fears News & Analysis 1/12/2012 1 comment Some companies are standing on the sidelines of growth opportunities as China tries to expand its markets and technical clout, said a PriceWaterhouseCoopers executive.
ITC votes to investigate MediaTek News & Analysis 1/8/2012 1 comment The United States International Trade Commission has voted to begin an investigation into allegations that certain ICs being imported into the US infringe patents held by Freescale Semiconductor Inc.
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