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Designing optimal wireless basestation MIMO antennae: Part 1 - Sorting out the confusion

In Part 1 of a two-part series, the authors delineate the various types of multiple input, multiple output (MIMO) antennae and provide some Read More


A portable multicore runtime library based on embedded industry standards

The authors discuss LibEOMP, a new portable OpenMP runtime library for multicore embedded systems that exploits the capabilities of the Multicore Read More


Single core to multicore: Addressing the system design paradigm shift with project management and software instrumentation

A new approach combining project management with software instrumentation is necessary to solve implementation issues in multicore designs. Read More


Phase-locked loops in an IC-based clock distribution system: Part 2 - Phase noise

The role of phase noise and phase jitter in an IC-based clock distribution system and how to minimize these effects. Read More


Phase-locked loops in an IC-based clock distribution system – Part 3: Other sources of phase noise

The many sources of noise in phase-locked loops in IC-based clock distribution systems. Read More


Leveraging high-volume CMOS for MEMS-based frequency control

How combining CMOS and micro-electromechanical (MEMS) devices on a single die can be used to integrate single-chip frequency-control into embedded Read More


Rewriting the book on COMs: ruggedized and standardized

An analysis of the VITA 59 RSE (Rugged System-On-Module Express) standard Read More


Phase-locked loops in an IC-based clock distribution system

The hidden beauty of a PLL-based distribution system is that all the output clocks can be made to have a fixed-phase relationship to each other. Read More


Seven ways to avoid embedded PCB engineering change orders

Avoid engineering change orders in printed circuit board designs by paying attention to seven key areas where problems are likely to occur. Read More


Using clock generators/buffers to adapt your PCIe design to specific application needs

With the correct mix of PCIe clock generators and buffers, embedded systems developers can address the unique requirements of various applications. Read More


Critical guidelines for RF and microwave PCB Design

Syed W. Ali of Nexlogic explains how to design for VHF and UHF in very small PCB boards. Read More


Dynamic partitioning speeds embedded memory characterization

Method delivers precise, comprehensive models for design, verification and analysis of embedded memory. Read More


Designing MCU-based touch-enabled wireless HIDs for Windows 8

The challenges facing designers of MCU-based HIDs (human-interface devices) for Windows 8 computers and how the Cypress’s PRoC-UI reduces component Read More


Reducing capacitive touchscreen cost in mobile phones

Critical touchscreen performance parameters and manufacturing processes and the design tradeoffs they require. Read More


Building quality & signal integrity into PoP-based PCB design & assembly

Why designers of printed circuit boards for nextgen ICs need to be savvy about package-on-package technology. Read More


Getting rid of Android's 'fat' APKs

Robert Bismuth of MIPS Technologies provides some tips on how to replace Google’s general purpose application development kit, known as the “fat Read More


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HyperBus Interface: Breakthrough Interface Promises Peak Performance for Memories and More

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