Design Con 2015

Wireless & Networking Design Articles

Test challenges for USB 3.1 SuperSpeedPlus

Testing for USB 3.1 involves not only measuring traditional eye diagrams, but also RF analysis using spectrum analyzers, time domain reflectometry, Read More...

Slash SoC power consumption in the interconnect

A modular approach to SoC interconnect slashes power consumption with unit-level clock gating. Read More...

Cross-phase signal coupling in powerline communication

In powerline communication (PLC), severe signal attenuation and considerable can affect the communication performance; here’s how to address that. Read More...

S-parameters basics

S-parameters are a “frequency-domain” description of the electrical behavior of a network. Here’s an introduction to what they mean and how Read More...

EMI pre-compliance test with a microwave oven?

It makes sense to do some “quick-and-dirty” bench testing to see if you stand a chance of passing EMI compliance testing. Here’s how you can do Read More...

Top 5 things to know about wireless power design

Recent advances in components, chips, and system architectures allow engineers to readily implement wireless power into their devices. So, let’s Read More...

Clock tree design challenge

Case study: Latest advances in programmable clock generators lay the foundation for successful high-performance datacenter networking solution. This Read More...

GaN on silicon or SiC?

MACOM’s Doug Carlson reflects on GaN Technology, offering an understanding of its two flavors. Read More...

What is spread-spectrum technology?

Wireless 101: Alan Lowne of Saelig Company Inc. gives an introduction to what causes weakened radio waves in wireless transmissions – from Read More...

How to select flexible cable assemblies

With flexible cables instead of semi-rigid ones, assemblers can draw 2D knowing that when the cable is installed, it can be easily bent to fit Read More...

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