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Panel – The Case of the Closing Eyes: PAM is the Answer, or Not?

Cathy Liu  (SerDes Architect, Broadcom)

Chris Loberg  (Sr. Technical Marketing Manager, Tektronix, Inc.)

Mark Marlett  (Sr. Principal System Engineer, Inphi Corp)

Mike Li  (Fellow, Intel)

Ransom Stephens  (Signal Integrity Sage, Ransom's Notes)

Pavel Zivny  (Domain Expert, Tektronix)

Greg LeCheminant  (Measurement Applications Specialist, Keysight Technologies)

Hiroshi Goto  (Sr. Business Development Manager, Anritsu)

Location: Ballroom F

Date: Tuesday, January 28

Time: 4:45pm - 6:00pm

Track: 08. Measurement, Simulation & Improving Jitter, Noise & BER (Pre & Post FEC)

Format: Panel Discussion

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Vault Recording: TBD

Audience Level: All

Join this panel of experts for a lively panel discussion on the state of testing practices for high-speed networking technologies. This year's panel will be evaluating the pros and cons of characterization efforts for 400GbE over PAM4. Chip experts will discuss design verification challenges while the test & measurement industry veterans will provide direction on testing implementation plans. Come prepared to engage in the discussion!


Lively discussion on the latest standards, testing approaches and design implementation for 400G PAM4. Great educational value to all participants.