INTELLIGENT WORK FORUMS
FOR ENGINEERING PROFESSIONALS

Log In

Come Join Us!

Are you an
Engineering professional?
Join Eng-Tips Forums!
  • Talk With Other Members
  • Be Notified Of Responses
    To Your Posts
  • Keyword Search
  • One-Click Access To Your
    Favorite Forums
  • Automated Signatures
    On Your Posts
  • Best Of All, It's Free!

*Eng-Tips's functionality depends on members receiving e-mail. By joining you are opting in to receive e-mail.

Posting Guidelines

Promoting, selling, recruiting, coursework and thesis posting is forbidden.

Jobs

White Paper: BER and COM Channel Compliance

Channel Operating Margin (COM) is an increasingly important quality-evaluation method for SERDES links. However, eye/BER evaluation techniques have not been officially standardized. As a result, developers are left to make their own decisions related to channel characterization, waveform processing, data accumulation, and impairment handling.

Though there a number of tools that exist for making these determinations, but they all produce different results. The best solution may be to modify the COM procedure by taking into account the findings of traditional eye/BER evaluation analysis.

In this 20-page white paper, nominated for the DesignCon 2016 Best Paper Award, you will learn:
  • Sources of difference between COM and eye/BER analysis
  • Differences in transmit jitter evaluations
  • A comparison of crosstalk evaluation in COM and BER
  • A method for comparing results from BER and COM simulations
  • A modification to the COM procedure that eliminates problems without considerable work increase.


Complete the form on this page to download your free white paper. Your download is sponsored by Mentor Graphics.

Get Your Resource

Please provide the following to access your download.

Close Box

Join Eng-Tips® Today!

Join your peers on the Internet's largest technical engineering professional community.
It's easy to join and it's free.

Here's Why Members Love Eng-Tips Forums:

Register now while it's still free!

Already a member? Close this window and log in.

Join Us             Close