Clifton R. Haider received a Bachelor of Science degree in Biomedical Engineering
from the University of Iowa and a Ph.D. in Biomedical Engineering from the Mayo
Clinic. He is currently Deputy Director of the Special Purpose Processor Development
Group, directing research in high performance electronics and related areas.
Recent studies indicate that the industry is nearing the precipice where plated through hole via technology has reached a limit in supporting serial links with 28 GHz Nyquist frequency requirements. At DesignCon2021, a team from the Mayo Clinic presented this paper about their work to extend the “life” of conventional PCB technology.