Rowe's and Columns

- June 28, 2012


OIF demonstrates 50 Gbps signals using two modulations

  • 03.30.2015

Two videos from OFC 2015 show how backplanes and capper cables are capable of handling 50 Gbps signals.Read More...

Failed solder joint makes car clock go dark

  • 03.02.2015

When the clock on my Subaru Forester went dark, fixing a poor solder joint brought it back to light.Read More...


Farewell, Leonard Nimoy

  • 03.01.2015

EDN bids farewell to the actor who inspired many to become engineers and scientists.Read More...


Attend IJTAG workshop series for designers and test managers

  • 02.20.2015

Intended for board designers, test managers, and DFx engineers, the free half-day workshops show how to re-use embedded instrument IP, reducing costs in chips and circuit boards. Read More...

Is PAM4 ready for prime time?

  • 02.07.2015

Not everyone believes PAM4 will become the industry standard for data communications at 56 Gbit/s. In this video, two backplane designers explain why.Read More...

Oscilloscope makers demonstrate PAM4 eye diagrams

  • 02.06.2015

At DesignCon 2015, Senior Technical Editor Martin Rowe visited the Keysight, Technologies, Teledyne LeCroy, and Tektronix booths for demonstrations of possible PAM4 eye-diagram measurements. See videos from each visit.Read More...


Closing eye panel highlights PAM4

  • 02.03.2015

Annual DesignCon panel session covered PAM4 modulation and why it's likely to be incorporated in 56 Gbit/s data links.Read More...

Daniel Sheen to attend MIT

  • 02.02.2015

The high-school student with a room full of vintage test equipment has been accepted to the Massachusetts Institute of Technology.Read More...


Measurement, NFL style

  • 01.23.2015

The controversy over the inflation pressure on NFL footballs is a measurement issue.Read More...


DesignCon moments, 2012-2014

  • 01.07.2015

My camera will return with me to DesignCon 2015, so look out. You never know who is watching.Read More...

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