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Cost-effective implementation of these high-bandwidth channels across high-volume manufactured products requires analysis of many design and manufacturing parameters.
This Siemens white paper presents a new approach for the systematic analysis of SerDes channel compliance at 25Gbps and above. Using a 100GBASE-KR4 electrical backplane design, the methodology reveals the system's sensitivity to various design variables, intelligently explores the design space, and provides a high-level description of the automation involved in the analysis process. Demand for higher bandwidth has greatly increased the signaling data rates for SerDes.
To download this Siemens white paper, click here.
Andy Shaughnessy, I-Connect007
In this interview, Editor Andy Shaughnessy speaks with Manny Marcano, president of EMA EDA Automation, who shares an update on the company's current level of business operations under COVID-19 restrictions. Marcano explains that EMA is classified as an essential business due to its work with the defense segment and that employees are now working from home. He also discusses the company's free work-from-home license offer and why he is available to help any designers or design engineers who have questions during these changing times.
Brent Klingforth, Mentor, a Siemens business
Many PCB design projects miss schedule commitments by 70% due to delayed routing and lack of automation. Moreover, due to late-stage design changes, schedules are not met, and the addition of those new items takes 10 times longer or more to incorporate than if changes were added from the beginning. Fortunately, over the past several years, powerful routing capabilities have been added that allow designers to address a number of specific, critical tasks.
Andy Shaughnessy, Design007 Magazine
In a recent survey, we asked the following question: What feature would you like to see in your CAD tool? Here are a few of the answers, edited slightly for clarity.