EDN Columns


Three predictions on the state of signal integrity

The age of gravitational wave astronomy has begun

Is copper dead?

Target impedance, rogue waves: tales from the experts


Software tool fixes some causality violations

Get consistent differential interconnect measurements

S-parameter puzzles for engineers


March:  The blurring line between oscilloscopes and On-Die instrumentation

January: Measure a 75Ω cable with a 50Ω VNA
January: Practice safe simulation


December: Glass weave skew problems may be solved
December: The Bloch Wave effect
December: An important secret about transmission lines
December: Delay Line SI Puzzler

November: So you think you understand transmission lines

October: How to think in dB

September: Not all common currents are bad

August: Always a good policy to question authority
August: Special day for physicists’ cats

June: Robust crosstalk design rules

January: Characterizing a high-density, controlled impedance test interface


September: Use S-parameters to describe crosstalk
September: Making the transition from bit banger to gigabit guru

April: Avoid a common S-parameter problem


Sometimes social networks (in vias) are not a good thing

Grandma’s vital signs on your phone

First reconfigurable backplane introduced by Oregon startup

A mid-life kicker for circuit board technology

S-parameter measurements for the masses

FPGA Technology at the pointy end of the spear


Sanmina-SCI aims for transparent interconnects


Making the transition from bit banger to gigabit guru


What you lose from a lossy line

Analysis of board layout helps cure jitter problems