Introducing CERN's Open Hardware Repository
Javier D. Garcia-Lasheras 6 comments
In this column, I would like to introduce you to one of the most important open science-related projects I've ever found. The reason I say "most important" is not due to ...
X || A vs. X & A (Using FPGAs From Multiple Vendors)
Brian Durwood 2 comments
Humorous disclaimer: Many of us in the FPGA ecosystem are like the children of divorced parents. May I state up front that I like A (Altera) and X (Xilinx) equally, and I ...
Become a Decoupling Capacitor Network Guru, Part 2
Adam Taylor 5 comments
When we left my previous blog on the topic of decoupling, we were well on the way to understanding the behavior of a real capacitor, the temperature at which I like my ...
Datacenters Drive Switch, ODM Growth
Dell'Oro Group 1 comments
The market for Ethernet switches in datacenters reached $2.1 billion in the third quarter of 2013, setting a revenue record and accounting for nearly 40% of the overall ...
All About Batteries, Part 2: Specifications & Terminology
Ivan Cowie 7 comments
In my previous blog I explained how it came to be that Max Maxfield roped me into his ongoing robot project. (See What Batteries Should Power My Arduino Robot?)
Resistive Non-Volatile Memory at IEDM 2013
Ron Neale 5 comments
As usual, IEDM 2013 provided a shop window for researchers at universities and industry laboratories to present the results of work at the very leading edge of solid-state ...
How Do I...?
Joe Davis 8 comments
It's a question that we ask all the time.
Silicon Photonics to Ride Interposers
Herb Reiter 7 comments
The exponential growth of data flying over the Internet is driving a shift from copper wires to optical fibers. At the chip level, 2.5D stacks of optical and electrical ...