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Check out Eric’s Latest publication, Synthesis of High Speed Channels from Shorter Elements

In my latest article in the May 2017 issue of IEEE Electromagnetic Compatibility Magazine, my former student, Karthik Radhakrishna, and I describe a simple process using an open source tool to concatenate S-parameter elements. S-parameters are often called a behavioral … Continue reading

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Video Interview With Eric At DesignCon 2017

When I was at DesignCon in January, 2017, I was interviewed by my friends at Sierra Circuits. This has become a tradition and is the third time I did extensive interviews with them. They just posted this recent interview and … Continue reading

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Download Your Copy of the PDN Resonance Calculator Spreadsheet

In the recently released book Larry Smith and I wrote, Principles of Power Integrity- Simplified, we offered a spreadsheet to go along with the book, especially the last chapter. You can download your copy of it by clicking here. We … Continue reading

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Principles of Power Integrity–Simplified, Released!

The latest textbook I wrote with colleague Larry Smith, Principles of Power Integrity- Simplified, has just hit the streets. You can pick it up directly from Prentice Hall at their InformIT web site. While the hard cover version is in … Continue reading

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Only an Engineer Will Understand the Knack

You’re an engineer if… You see a problem and your fingers itch to fix it. You see a finely working machine and you think about how you could make one even better. You have ever used a paperclip, a coat … Continue reading

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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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