2020-05-29 - Susan Nordyk

Temperature sensor monitors DDR5 DIMMs

Using real-time, closed-loop thermal management algorithms, the TS5111 sensor from Renesas helps DDR5 memory modules run at peak efficiency.

2020-05-27 - Brian Dipert

COVID-19: The long-term implications

As we grapple with the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, we're entering a "new normal" era that will bring some…

2020-05-21 - Majid Dadafshar

A practical guide to signal integrity in high-speed SerDes applications, part 2

This article focuses on real-world signal integrity issues that require additional analysis, modeling, and compensation.

2020-05-20 - Nitin Dahad

New MIPI RF front end spec takes 5G beyond mobile

The MIPI Alliance has released version 3.0 of its RF front end (RFFE) specification which will enable more rapid and…

2020-05-14 - Majid Dadafshar

A practical guide to signal integrity in high-speed SerDes applications, part 1

This article covers fundamental concepts and key principles behind signal integrity in high-speed data systems.

2020-05-12 - John Dunn

Understand the damaging effects of phase dispersion

A study of AM signals is a convenient tool for showing a damaging effect arising from phase dispersion.

2020-05-08 - Bob Witte

Common op-amp circuits

These common op-amp circuits are useful for amplifying various analog signals. The ideal op amp model helps us understand how…

2020-05-07 - John Ryan

The rise of the remote contractor

Over the past two years, there has been a significant shift from ‘on-site contracting’ to ‘remote contracting’. Even before COVID-19,…

2020-04-27 - Brian Dipert

Teardown: Voice-activated, Wi-Fi-connected dimmer switch

Want to put "smart" lighting in your house? This smart dimmer combines a dual-microphone array and speaker, voice-command processing, and…

2020-04-22 - Jessy Cavazos

5G testing: Modulation distortion method speeds power amplifier characterization

This article explores different ways to perform 5G power amplifier characterization and provides several measurement examples.