Geek Speek Webinar – Trace Design for Crosstalk Reduction

Presented by: Scott McMorrow Returning to basics, we’ll investigate the relationship of trace geometry to crosstalk in interconnect design, and draw some conclusions based on system constraints. Microstrip, stripline, and dual-stripline layer geometries will be examined, and simple rules are derived that can be used to quickly aid in system design. Scott McMorrow currently serves as CTO for Samtec’s Signal Integrity Group, Inc. As a consultant for years too numerous to mention, Scott has helped many companies develop high performance products, while training signal integrity engineers. Today he works for “the man,” where he continues being a problem solver, a change agent and “betting his job” every day.

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