Effect of Improved Optimization of DFE Equalization on Crosstalk and Jitter in High Speed Links with Multi-Level Signal
The signal in channels with high-speed designs is attenuated by channel loss, inter-symbol interference, jitter, noise and crosstalk. The main way to recover the signal is by using equalizations, such as Feed-Forward Equalizer, Continuous Time-Linear Equalizer and Decision Feedback Equalizer. One of the important problems of high-speed design and channel simulations is to develop fast optimization algorithms for choosing best tap coefficients for equalizers. Equalization of multi-level signal is more complicated and optimization algorithms require specific approach. The paper proposes a new efficient optimization of Decision Feedback Equalization (DFE) for binary and multi-level signals. Mathematical formulation of the optimization is given. Simulations were conducted for channels with different characteristics and comparison results are shown.
N. Dikhaminjia et al., "Effect of Improved Optimization of DFE Equalization on Crosstalk and Jitter in High Speed Links with Multi-Level Signal," Proceedings of the Electronic Components and Technology Conference (2018, San Diego), pp. 2101 - 2106, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), Jun 2018.
The definitive version is available at https://doi.org/10.1109/ECTC.2018.00315
68th IEEE Electronic Components and Technology Conference, ECTC 2018 (2018: May 29-Jun. 1, San Diego, CA)
Electrical and Computer Engineering
Electromagnetic Compatibility (EMC) Laboratory
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DFE; Multi-Level Signal; Optimization; PAM4
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01 Jun 2018