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Xilinx offers courses about SI and PCB considerations when designing with high-performance FPGAs. For example, the “Signal Integrity for High-speed Memory and Processor I/O” course teaches signal integrity techniques applicable to high-speed interfaces between Xilinx FPGAs and semiconductor memories. The course covers:

  • High-speed bus and clock design effects such as transmission line termination, loading, and jitter.
  • Hands-on opportunities to work with IBIS models and complete simulations using CAD packages.
  • PCB effects and on-chip termination.

Our partners provide a broad range of design services including signal integrity analysis and PCB design.

Additional Information

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Books:

  • “Computer Circuits Electrical Design” by Ron K. Poon
  • “Digital Systems Engineering” by William J. Daly and John W. Poulton
  • “High-Frequency Characterization of Electronic Packaging” by Luc Martens
  • “Signal Integrity – Simplified” by Eric Bogatin
  • “High-Speed Digital Design: A Handbook of Black Magic” by Howard Johnson
  • “High Speed Signal Propagation: Advanced Black Magic” by Howard Johnson
  • “Digital Signal Integrity: Modeling and Simulation with Interconnects and Packages” by Brian Young
  • “MECL System Design Handbook,” Motorola Semiconductor Products, Inc.
  • “High-Speed Digital System Design: A Handbook of Interconnect Theory and Design Practices” by Stephen H. Hall, Garrett W. Hall, and James A. McCall