Top 10 Automotive Agendas for 2014 & Beyond
Carmakers today languish between a rock and a hard place. On one hand, they face a dizzying array of new technologies to adopt, while they must comply with new regulations.
FETs Design: Br/N-Based Dopants Open Band-Gap in Graphene Nanoplatelets
Researchers unveiled a method for mass production of boron/nitrogen co-doped graphene nanoplatelets, which led to the fabrication of a graphene-based field-effect transistor (FET).
Day 1: What Is an S-Parameter?
Review of basic S-parameter theory Intuitive interpretation of S-parameters Vector relationship of S11 on S21 What is a decent S11 versus a max frequency of interest? Establishing port definitions cleanly for RF versus 3D EM/Signal Integrity Transforming S-parameters into the time domain - primer of...
Day 2: What Is a VNA & How Does It Work?
Structure of a VNA, block diagrams and function Reference plane and error box concept Anatomy of a SOLT calibration Overview of mechanical and electronic calibrations, dispelling some popular misconceptions
Day 3: What Constitutes a ''Good'' VNA Measurement?
Calibration validation scope How device under test impacts your measurement error Tips and approaches for dealing with bad calibrations Measurement work flow - the process of good S-parameter measurement Exploiting device geometries and relating them to the S-parameter matrix Simple passivity and ca...
Day4: Application Topics of S-Parameters
Rational expansion of the S-parameter - why do it, how Selecting a VNA, features and function relevant to signal integrity Third-party tools we use in our S-parameter measurement flow Compliance application - 10G-KR, 10 Gbit/s backplane analysis, what is involved
Day 5: Application & Case Examples
Comparison of two VIAs T-line loss Differential mode analysis Time-domain transform resonator with and without gating Wrap-up
Intel Seeks Big Slice of MicroserversStories 1 - 10 of 5791
Intel''s director of cloud marketing and a couple of analysts discuss the company''s upcoming offerings in the microserver and server segments. As ARM-based SOCs come gunning for Intel, the leading chipmaker looks to expand its portfolio and avoid overlap at the same time.