Signal Integrity’s Growing Complexity

By Matt Elmore While in the market for a memory upgrade recently, I was surprised by the availability of commercial DDR memories. You can get 8GB of DDR3 memory, transferring 17GB/s, relatively inexpensively. The progress in memory design is outstanding. From smartphones to gaming PCs, quick communication between the IC and off-chip memory is key to enabling the performance we demand in the... » read more