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Automotive Ethernet Webinar:
Physical Layer Compliance Testing

When: Wed, June 7, 2017

Time: 10:00 AM PST | 2:00 PM EST



There are numerous design challenges associated with implementing Automotive Ethernet. This session will discuss what to test in order to improve the chances of a successful design.

Specifically, we will cover Physical Layer testing for 100 Mb/s Automotive Ethernet as it is described in both the BroadR-Reach and 100Base-T1 (IEEE 802.3bw) specifications. Each of the different tests will be covered in detail and we will conclude with a hands-on session that will allow you to experience the physical layer compliance test process.

Who should attend: 
Engineers and Technicians looking to learn more about the physical layer test process for Automotive Ethernet/BroadR-Reach. Beginners are welcome; this course will start at the ground level and build upon the basics discussed.


What attendees learn: Become an expert on the physical layer testing process. Each test will be covered in detail through lecture and then each participant will be able to perform hands-on testing using an oscilloscope.


Presented by Robert Mart, Product Line Manager at Teledyne LeCroy

Cost: Free to attend, registration is required



PAM4 Analysis and Measurement Considerations

When: Wed, June 14, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT


With network traffic increasing 40% annually, transmission technologies must be developed that can expand wavelength capacity to accommodate the tremendous increase in bandwidth. 100Gbps Ethernet is one technology developed to meet this demand. 100Gbps data transmission is accomplished by transmitting 25Gbps/28Gbps NRZ signals on four lanes. Standards organizations are currently working on evolving 100Gbps Ethernet to 400Gbps, also called 400G, Ethernet (56Gbps on 8 lanes) to keep up with the increasing demands on cloud computing, LTE services, streaming video etc.

There are two principle candidates for 56Gbps data transmission: NRZ and PAM4. Channel loss and reflections will be the principle challenge for utilizing NRZ signaling to transmit 56Gbps data with an acceptable Bit Error Ratio (BER). PAM 4 will likely be NRZ’s successor to achieve 56Gbps error free data transmission. PAM4 and NRZ signaling are substantially different while having substantially the same concerns when it comes to characterizing system performance from a simple set of metrics.


This webinar will explore the acquisition and analysis of PAM4 waveforms.


Topics include:

Overview of PAM4 signaling and analysis
• Measuring the eye closure of the upper, middle, and lower PAM4 eye patterns in voltage and time 
• Jitter decomposition, data dependent jitter, intersymbol interference, predicting eye closure as a function of BER
• Vertical noise decomposition, level measurements, linear equalization
• RLM (linearity), SNDR (signal-to-noise-and-distortion-ratio), informative tests, and more.


Presented by Mike Hertz, Senior Field Applications Engineer at Teledyne LeCroy

Cost: Free to attend, registration is required




Live Webinar:
High Voltage Fiber Optic (HVFO) Probe for Small Signal Floating Measurements

When: Wed, June 21, 2017

Time: 11:00 AM PDT | 2:00 PM EDT


The HVFO uses fiber optic isolation to accurately measure small signals floating on a HV bus, such as upper-side gate drive, control, or sensor signals.  It is also very useful for high bandwidth EMC, EFT, ESD, and RF immunity Testing.  

Optical isolation between the probe tip and the oscilloscope input reduces adverse loading of the DUT, provides faithful pulse response, and increases confidence in the measurement. Safety against dangerous high voltage levels can be ensured and unsafe “floating” of the oscilloscope can be avoided. The HVFO has 140 dB CMRR and is compact, simple and affordable.    
Join Teledyne LeCroy for this webinar as we provide an overview of the differences between a conventional high-attenuation HV differential probe, a HV isolated oscilloscope input, and the HVFO, along with some real-world measurement examples.


Presented by Ken Johnson, Director of Marketing, Product Architect at Teledyne LeCroy

Cost: Free to attend, registration is required



Easy Data Center Testing up to 100Gbps

When: Available On Demand

Duration: 19 minutes


Increased copper & fiber optic cabling within Data Centers drive client installation and verification demands.  Data Center Operations struggle to install, verify and troubleshoot client connections and Data Center Interconnects deployed daily in expanding data centers that require a hand-held, all-in-one tool for testing and troubleshooting at all data rates, using any given interface, located anywhere in the data center. 


This brief presentation describes the capabilities and ease of use of the Anritsu MT1x00A Network Master Series for copper and fiber cable testing and verification in one-step.


Presented by Danny Gonzalez - Optical Transport Business Development Manager at Anritsu Company. Daniel Gonzalez possesses over 16 years’ experience in digital and optical transport testing, development, training and execution spanning technologies including TDM, SONET, OTN, ATM, Carrier Ethernet and Physical Layer Signal Integrity.


As an Optical Transport Business Development Manager for Anritsu Company, Daniel is responsible for providing technical support to sales, marketing & customers in North & South America. Daniel holds a B. S. in Telecommunications Management from DeVry University,          is a member of OIF (Optical Internetworking Forum) Networking & Operations Working Group (WG), member of IEEE Communications Society (ComSoc) & has his MEF (Metro Ethernet Forum) Carrier Ethernet 2.0 Professional Certification. He also has several of his articles published in Lightwave, ISE Magazine, Mission Critical and Pipeline publications.