October 25, 2013

Your Power Plane or Mine?

by Amelia Dalton

Do not pass go. Do not collect $200. Go directly to the power plane. Whether we like it or not, power integrity analysis is now a bigger (and messier) part of our PCB design process. In this week's Fish Fry, we get down to the bare metal of those pesky power planes with Brad Griffin of Cadence. Also this week, we check out a super cool new 3D printed robot (yes, you want one) and investigate what sets this little cutie apart from other humanoid robots. 

 

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Links for October 25, 2013

More Information about Cadence's SI / PI Analysis - Sigrity Tool Suite

More Information about Seattle's plans to use excess data center power to heat buildings

More Information about Poppy - the 3D Printed Humanoid Robot 

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EDA. Power. Robotics. Semiconductor.

 
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Lauro Rizzatti, Vice President of Marketing, EVE

Bill Neifert, CTO - Carbon Design Systems

Sean Dart, CEO - Forte Design Systems

Kapil Shankar, CEO - SiliconBlue

Andy Pease, CEO - QuickLogic

Rajeev Madhavan, CEO - Magma 

Paul Kocher, President - Cryptography Research Inc.

Anupam Bakshi, CEO - Agnisys

Dave Kleidermacher, CTO - Green Hills Software

Robert Blake, CEO - Achronix

Jack Harding, CEO - eSilicon

Michiel Ligthart, COO - Verific

Adnan Hamid, CEO - Breker Technologies

Jeff Waters, VP and General Manager - Altera

Luc Burgun, CEO and President, EVE 

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amelia

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Posted on October 25, 2013 at 11:55 AM

What do you think about this week's Fish Fry? Would you be interested in building Poppy from the team's open source plans?
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