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Words Matter in Engineering

I think a significant reason why some aspects of engineering are so confusing to many is because we get sloppy with the words we use. Changing our habits will make us all less confusing and increase the signal to noise … Continue reading

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Why do Microwave Ovens Operate at 2.45 GHz?

I get this question all the time when we discuss dielectric loss in my classes. The common answer I get back is that this is the frequency for the resonance of a water molecule. It would make it the ideal … Continue reading

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Really Cool Signal Chart For Download

Every signal integrity engineer should be bilingual- able to speak in both the time domain and the frequency domain. This applies to signals and to the electrical properties of interconnects. The basis of translating between the time domain and the … Continue reading

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Last 6 Columns by Eric on the Signal Integrity Journal Site

If you missed them, here is a list of the monthly columns I’ve written for the new Signal Integrity Journal. To get on the mailing list and get notification of new content on the journal’s site, click here. DesignCon 2017 … Continue reading

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My Rules for New Graduate Students

I am tired of telling my new graduate students the same things over and over again, so I wrote up the most important ones in a list, posted on the Signal Integrity Academy web site, for anyone to download. There … Continue reading

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Find Eric at DesignCon 2017

DesignCon is my chance to see in person old friends and colleagues and meet new ones whom I have only met through email or online. Please come find me at DesignCon and be sure to introduce yourself and say Hey! … Continue reading

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2017 Engineer of the Year Award- vote today!

Last year, I was honored to receive the 2016 Engineer of the Year Award by UBM, the Organizers of DesignCon. It was a very tough competition for me and the only reason I can think I might have won last … Continue reading

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The Latest from the Signal Integrity Journal

Looking for the latest news in the SI/PI/EMI industry? Want some valuable technical insights from some of the industry experts? Want access to the latest webinars, conference presentations and technical papers that influence current design strategies? If you answered yes … Continue reading

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December 2016 Signal Integrity Academy Newsletter

A special offer from the Signal Integrity Academy If you’ve used a scope in the last ten years, you know it is really a computer with a fast ADC, a lot of memory and some FPGAs to do real time … Continue reading

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Brand New PDN Course Now Available on SI Academy

I am pleased to announce we just posted a brand new course on the Signal Integrity Academy covering Power Integrity Design and the PDN. You can find it under section 60 of the VRPW course.  This complete course, along with … Continue reading

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