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Limits of High-speed Connector & Cable Technology


Mick Felton  (Director of Engineering, ACES)

Location: Chiphead Theater

Date: Wednesday, April 6

Time: 1:15 pm - 2:00 pm

Track: Chiphead Theater

Format: Chiphead Theater

Theme : Data Centers, High-speed Communications

Education Level: All

Pass Type: 2-Day Pass, All Access Pass, Expo Pass

Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Today’s connectors and cables must be studied together in their actual application for best form/fit/function. Years ago it was said as speeds increase technology must shrink to match the performance, this statement is mostly true until the limits of manufacturing and SI start to diverge. In this talk, the manufacturing of cables and connectors will be discussed and how SI performance is increased until certain limits are reached as the technology shrinks in size. Once the data and results are presented a feedback session will be started to solicit feedback on stated results and generate ideas for future DesignCon discussions.