Keeping time on 40/100G networks with high-performance clocks

In this Product How-To article, James Wilson of Silicon Labs describes the clocking requirements in next generation 10G to 100G networks using high speed optical links and how the company’s Si5374/Si5375 clock ICs can be used to satisfy the needs for any-frequency synthesis, jitter attenuation, clock generation and clock distribution. Networking service providers are significantly expanding their transmission network …

Keeping time on 40/100G networks with high-performance clocks

In this Product How-To article, James Wilson of Silicon Labs describes the clocking requirements in next generation 10G to 100G networks using high speed optical links and how the company’s Si5374/Si5375 clock ICs can be used to satisfy the needs for any-frequency synthesis, jitter attenuation, clock generation and clock distribution. Networking service providers are significantly expanding their transmission network …

How Japanese Chipmaker Renesas Recovered From the Earthquake

22 August 2011-The earthquake and tsunami that hit Japan’s east coast in March affected more than a dozen semiconductor suppliers and wafer makers and shook up the entire electronics supply chain. That’s not too surprising, considering that Japan boasts nearly a quarter of the world’s chipmaking capacity and that a number of large facilities were located close to the …