Design Con 2015
Breaking News
Comments
Newest First | Oldest First | Threaded View
krisi
User Rank
CEO
re: Slideshow: Lessons learned, fun had at DesignCon
krisi   2/4/2013 6:17:27 PM
NO RATINGS
what is the power dissipation for VCSELs?

yalanand
User Rank
Rookie
re: Slideshow: Lessons learned, fun had at DesignCon
yalanand   2/2/2013 4:51:51 PM
NO RATINGS
Its amazing to know that copper traces can handle 40-50GB/s. I remember in India all telephone lines were using copper cables and it was later replaced with optical cables. I wonder if it was good idea to retain those cables.

resistion
User Rank
CEO
re: Slideshow: Lessons learned, fun had at DesignCon
resistion   2/2/2013 3:38:20 PM
NO RATINGS
The photonic component, e.g., VCSEL, is also power-consuming. Putting it on silicon really defeats the purpose of the low-power designs for the other electronic components.

Adele.Hars
User Rank
Rookie
re: Slideshow: Lessons learned, fun had at DesignCon
Adele.Hars   2/1/2013 5:48:49 PM
NO RATINGS
Just fyi, silicon photonics is almost entirely an SOI-based area -- even for Intel.

krisi
User Rank
CEO
re: Slideshow: Lessons learned, fun had at DesignCon
krisi   2/1/2013 5:05:58 PM
NO RATINGS
"here comes PAM-2 and -4!"...well, these schemes were used several years ago to get up to 1Gb/s so little has really changed in that respect, throughput numbers are "just" getting bigger



Flash Poll
Top Comments of the Week
Like Us on Facebook
EE Times on Twitter
EE Times Twitter Feed

Datasheets.com Parts Search

185 million searchable parts
(please enter a part number or hit search to begin)
EE Life
Frankenstein's Fix, Teardowns, Sideshows, Design Contests, Reader Content & More
Max Maxfield

The 10 Commandments of Electronics
Max Maxfield
18 comments
My chum Rick Curl dropped into my office this morning. We had both decided that we desperately needed some face-to-face time to talk about the current Doctor Who (our feelings are mixed at ...

Martin Rowe

No 2014 Punkin Chunkin, What Will You Do?
Martin Rowe
Post a comment
American Thanksgiving is next week, and while some people watch (American) football all day, the real competition on TV has become Punkin Chunkin. But there will be no Punkin Chunkin on TV ...

Rich Quinnell

Making the Grade in Industrial Design
Rich Quinnell
13 comments
As every developer knows, there are the paper specifications for a product design, and then there are the real requirements. The paper specs are dry, bland, and rigidly numeric, making ...

Martin Rowe

Book Review: Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design
Martin Rowe
1 Comment
Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design, Third Edition, by Michel Mardiguian. Contributions by Donald L. Sweeney and Roger Swanberg. List price: $89.99 (e-book), $119 (hardcover).