Pat parlayed his engineering background into a management role in marketing communications for several leading semiconductor vendors. Currently, he is a contributing editor to Signal Integrity Journal as well as serving as Editor for Microwave Journal, where he sets MWJ’s editorial direction and develops market opportunities.
DesignCon is the premier high-speed communications and system design conference and exposition, offering industry-critical engineering education in the heart of Silicon Valley. Every year, there are several new hot technologies that are featured by exhibitors. For DesignCon 2024, it was all about 224G systems.
It may have gone somewhat unnoticed but for the first time ever, Ansys released software into the open source late last year. The software is PyAnsys, a family of Python packages providing a new, unified programmable interface to the company’s proprietary simulation stack. Learn more about this development.
The 2019 IEEE International Symposium on EMC and Signal/Power Integrity (EMC+SIPI) was held in New Orleans for the first time in our 50+ year EMC Society history taking place July 22-26. Read this review of the event.
EDI CON China 2019 returned to Beijing and the Chinese National Convention Center (CNCC) April 1-3 with an exhibition of 100 industry-leading companies as well as a technical conference that included 2 and a half days of technical presentations, workshops, panels and featured keynote talks.
DesignCon highlighted the latest in high-speed digital design with keynotes covering the hot topics in the industry such as quantum computing, 5G, and artificial intelligence. Read this review of the event and exhibition.
eSilicon was in the Samtec booth at DesignCon 2019 presenting their collaboration with Wild River Technology to develop an advanced test system that addresses the difficult signal integrity demands of 56/112G PAM4 operation. The test system design utilizes the upcoming IEEE P370 standard in association with compliance metrics 802.3bs, OIF CEI – 56G PAM4, and COBO to validate the required performance.