new: Neuroscience-based Innovative Problem Solving(money back guarantee)*Guided problem solving sessions guaranteed to generate new approaches to solving any problem your company faces, from debugging to invention to innovation of processes and results.We use neuroscience-based techniques to guide your team to solutions to any (solvable) problem--one to three day sessions for teams of 2-10 people working on a common project.•Effective ways to brainstorm and find new perspectives•Neural pruning and adopting natural selection’s innovation techniques•Enhanced lateral thought•Understand the neuroscience of what makes discoveries, creations, and products good, bad, and/or valuable* New services should always prove their value. Absolute, no questions asked, if the problem isn’t solved, you don’t pay.Jitter Analysis Essentials for Signal Integrity EngineersFor design, manufacturing, and test engineers, and advanced engineering, physics, and math students•Eye diagram, jitter, noise, and BER analysis on multi-gigabit signals•Understanding random & deterministic and correlated & uncorrelated jitter and noise•Introduction to differential signaling and clock recovery•The pros and cons of NRZ, PAM2, and PAM4 at different data rates•S-parameter analysis in terms of differential signals, crosstalk, and impulse and frequency responseSignal and Power Integrity EssentialsFor technicians, circuit designers, and advanced engineering, physics, and math students•Reflections, termination, and impedance matchingoTransmission lines, driversoReturn pathoTiming, parasitics, stubs•PCBoRouting, coupling, capacitorsoESR, ESL, loop inductance, distributed capacitance oSplit planes•Crosstalk in microstrip and stripline traces•Differential signaling design considerationsoPros and cons of strong or weak couplingoDelay and skewoPower integrityoGround bounce & power droop•Simulation: 3D-wave simulation, SPICE, IBIS, AMI•Project based hands-on simulation trainingUnderstanding, Debugging, and Testing High Speed I/OFor design, manufacturing, and test engineers, advanced engineering, physics, and math students•Expert-level jitter and noise analysisoRJ, DJ, DDJ, ISI, SJ, PJ, HPBJ, DCD, BUJ, E/OJoThe dual-Dirac model, Q-scale, bathtub plots, and TJoEye eight and eye width in NRz/PAM2 and PAM4 signaling•High speed enablers: differential signaling and clock recovery•pros and cons of NRZ-PAM2 and PAM4•Thinking in S-parameters: differential/common signaling, ISI, crosstalk•Dispersion, skin effect, and inter-symbol interference•Equalization techniques at the transmitter and receiver: pre/de-emphasis, CTLE, FFE, DFE•High speed metrology, embedding/de-embedding•Diagnostic toolsoSerdes and interconnect test techniquesoUsing test patterns to diagnose clock recovery, equalization, and slicer problemsoOscilloscopes, BERTs, Phase noise analyzers, VNAs, TDR oStressed eye test techniquesoInterference tolerance testing•Crosstalk analysis from S-parameters, eye diagrams, and waveformsoNEXT, FEXT, MDNEXT, MDFEXT, ICN, ICR, etc•Overview of emerging high speed standards: 400 GbE, OIF-CEI 3+, PCIe2-4, 32+ GFC, etcoTutorial on how to find what you need in a technology standard specificationGetting Up to Date in High Speed techFor design, manufacturing, and test engineers, summary version available for managers and executives•PAM4 challenges in design and testoSignal-to-noise, jitter, crosstalk, and BER analysis of PAM4 signals•Closed eye analysis: effective jitter and noiseoDistinguishing noise from channel responseoeTJ, eBUJ, EOJ•Jitter and noise analysis techniques: tail-fitting, spectral fitting, aperiodic BUJ, etc•Embedding and de-embedding channels, noise sources, equalization, clock recovery, etc•How to calculate, measure, and simulate COM (channel operating margin)•Understanding ICN measurements and options•Advanced equalization methodsoSkin effect, dispersion, and PCB nuances at very high data rates•Multi-dimensional S-parameters and crosstalkHigh Speed Serial Technology for Executives and Managers•A lunch seminar designed to provide high-level team members an understanding of the technical challenges facing their companiesOptic Fiber Technology and TestFor digital and RF engineers transitioning to fiber optics and silicon photonics, fiber optic technicians, design, manufacturing, and test engineers, advanced engineering, physics, and math students; summary version available for managers and executives•Introduction to Optic Fiber Technology•Optic Fibers as Dielectric Waveguides•Physical Optics and DWDM•Optical Transmitters, Amplifiers, and Receivers•Dispersion•Advanced Topics in Fiber Optic Technology - The Future
All training is customized for you and your team•Conceptual & rigorous, fascinating & useful•Fit to your schedule: one, two, or three day intensives, lunch-n-learn seminars or webinars - whatever you need•A comfortable atmosphere that connects the dots from previous experience to new technologies and new inventions•Problem solving and debug skills are developed in every class•Key insights from the physics of technology and neuroscience of innovation to lead you to new innovations
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