UP TO 28 Gbps AND BEYOND
4 KEY AREAS OF SUPPORT
175+ YEARS OF EXPERTISE

Teraspeed® Consulting offers Tier 1 level signal integrity expertise and capabilities delivered directly to your engineering team. From complete system design, signal integrity analysis and engineering, and in-depth signal integrity training, our vision is to provide enabling technology and support in the design and implementation of your extreme performance systems.

SIGNAL INTEGRITY DESIGN SOLUTIONS FROM SILICON-TO-SILICON

4 SYSTEM ENABLERS

We offer an extensive array of services including bus level signal integrity (DDR, PCIe, SATA, SAS), system
signal integrity / power integrity design, package and MCM, PCB, cable assemblies, full system / full channel,
backplane physical design, channel analysis and optimization, semiconductor design-in and reference kits.

Advanced Packaging & IC-to-Board Services

Our expertise in package layout, structural analysis, signal / power integrity optimization, and
material characterization, allow us to help you design any package, whether it be a tough DDR 3/4 design, or a high performance next-generation 56 Gbps channel.

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System Engineering

High performance begins with a comprehensive approach to engineering that mitigates risk and offers the greatest chance for market success. We offer a comprehensive engineering approach that integrates design, simulation, test and development services for complete system platforms, high-speed interconnects, and subsystems.

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Signal / Power Integrity

We provide advanced signal integrity engineering, and believe in pushing the envelope of performance and sharing our experiences with others. Our services encompass all areas of package, board, enclosure and system engineering, verification, as well as research and development.

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Electromagnetic Modeling

We use EM solvers, simulation software, and methods that have been validated against theory and practice with precise measurement techniques valid to 50 GHz. Our capabilities include high bandwidth full-wave S-Parameter model extraction.

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PROFESSIONAL TRAINING

Teraspeed® consultants have presented at various companies and venues to thousands of participants with resounding results. Practical examples based upon actual experience are used to provide intuitive learning for both simple and advanced theoretical concepts. Courses can be delivered to groups both large and small to develop or enhance your team's competency in a wide variety of areas.

  • 3.125 Gbps System Design
  • Advanced Package Modeling & Simulation Methods
  • Basic IBIS Training
  • Advanced IBIS Modeling
  • SERDES & PLL Jitter Measurement and Analysis
  • Basic Signal Integrity
  • Simulation & Modeling Methods
  • Differential System Design
  • Layout & Routing Strategies for High-Performance Systems
  • Advance Ultra-High-Speed Design
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5 INDUSTRY LEADERS

As Teraspeed Consulting - A Division of Samtec, we have brought together some of the brightest minds in the signal integrity field, with a combined Electrical Engineering, EMC, package, board, enclosure and system design experience of over 175 years.

SCOTT McMORROW

SI CONSULTANT, R & D

Scott is an expert in high-performance design and signal integrity engineering, with a broad background in complex system design, interconnect and signal integrity engineering, modeling and measurement methodology, and professional training, spanning
over 20 years.

ROD STRANGE

TRAINING & CONSULTING

Rod holds BSEE and MSEE degrees, as well as a BS in Psychology and has over 20 years experience as a signal integrity engineer. During his seven years as consultant for Intel, he was contracted to write a signal integrity class for Intel’s engineers. Since then, Rod has presented the SI class to more than 50 companies throughout the world.

ED SAYRE

NESA SYSTEM CONSULTANT

Dr. Sayre holds a BEE, an MEE, and a PhD, in Electrical Engineering. He has held a number of academic faculty positions in Electrical Engineering, and in 1973 established NESA, a leading design firm for Gigabit links and interconnects over PCBs, as well as cable for Fibre Channel, Infiniband, CX4 and Gigabit Ethernet protocols. CX4 and Gigabit
Ethernet protocols.

WIS MACOMSEN

SI CONSULTANT

Wis holds a BS in electrical
engineering from MIT and is a
licensed professional engineer in Oregon. For the past 15 years, Wis has focused on signal integrity, working at Intel on frontside bus and other interfaces on server processors, as well as high speed differential busses (PCIe, SATA, USB, Gigabit
Ethernet) and DDR3/4.

WAYNE NUNN

SI CONSULTANT

Wayne has 30 years of semiconductor packaging experience focusing on the advancement of packaging technologies since 1983. Wayne holds 3 US patents, and has provided educational seminars related to physical design strategies, the electrical impacts of poor interconnect and power domain design.

CONTACT US

The closer we get to the Silicon, the more opportunities there are for us to assist you in your initial design, and guide you through the entire product deisgn cycle. Let us know how we can help you optimize your system!