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DesignCon panel: No magic bullet for crosstalk

1/31/2012 07:15 AM EST
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GREAT-Terry
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GREAT-Terry   2/1/2012 3:34:12 AM
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Silicon photonics, I like this! Hope this "gradual changes" can be shorter so faster chips with higher computation power can be developed.

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patrick.mannion   1/31/2012 2:08:11 PM
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Good summary of an important topic at DesignCon as we go to higher rates. We can fiddle with various combinations of linear equalizers (FIR, CTLE) and DFEs to reconstitute a signal, but as the data rates go up, the power and cost of clock and data recovery to up also, to a point that jumping to photonic paths becomes a necessity. Of course, we hope that while we're pushing the limits of linear equalizers and DFEs to their max, that the cost of silicon photonics comes down -- way down -- in the meantime. Great topic! Thanks Dylan.

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