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Originally Broadcast: Thursday, May 16, 2019
Webinar Type: Live Webinar
Duration: 1 Hour
In this webinar join Dan Froelich and Pavel Zivny as they provide an overview of the PCI Express 4.0/5.0 and IEEE 26 GBd NRZ/PAM4 electrical specifications and engage in a lively discussion of the pros/cons of the approaches taken by each. Dan and Pavel will contrast the methodologies of the specifications and a engage in some lively discussion of the pros/cons of the approaches taken by each specification and Tektronix solutions in each area.
Dan Froelich, Director, Systems Engineering, Tektronix
Dan Froelich recently joined Tektronix as its Director of System Engineering. For the prior 18 years Dan worked as an Intel engineer and architect focused on specification and compliance test methodology development for USB and PCI Express standards. Dan served as co-chair of the PCI-SIG electrical workgroup and technical editor for the electrical specification for the PCIe 4.0 and PCIe 5.0 specification development. Dan also served as chair of the PCI-SIG Card Electromechanical (CEM) workgroup and technical editor from 2005 to 2018 covering the PCI Express 2.0, 3.0, 4.0 and early 5.0 CEM specification development. In addition, Dan served as co-chair of the Serial Enabling (Compliance Program) workgroup from 2007 - 2018 and served as technical editor and technical lead or developer on many of the test specifications and tools used by the PCI-SIG compliance program. Dan also won an Intel Achievement Award as the overall technical lead on the USB 2.0 industry compliance program and wrote the USB 3.0 hub and isochronous protocol specifications. Dan Froelich graduated with honors and high distinction from Harvey Mudd College in 1996 with a BS in Physics.Dan holds 6 US patents with several more applications pending.
Pavel Zivny, Domain Expert, High Speed Serial Data, Tektronix
Pavel Zivny is a communications measurements domain expert with the high performance oscilloscopes group of Tektronix. Pavel holds a MSEE and worked in numerous design and engineering positions; was granted a number of oscilloscope related patents, authored industry articles and papers, and represents Tektronix in high-speed serial data standards committees.