“Achieving Signal Integrity and Meeting EMI Radiation Requirements Using High-Speed Connectors”

Presenter: Robert Hanson

 June 12, 2019  6:00pm to 8:00pm



Examples will be shown of connectors that have poor control of EMI radiation/immunity and also are affected by mutual inductance and high signal reflection. Next, examples of adding ground pins will be shown that in turn enhance capability. The ground blade connector will be shown with different signal/ground pin configurations to show comparative transmission capabilities. Two widely used high-speed connectors for circuit cards and backplanes will be compared. A method to interface a connector to a land trace to eliminate reflections will follow. Finally, a connector that passed radiated emissions up to 500MHz will be discussed.
This will be a free evening event and dinner will be served although donations would be greatly appreciated.  Please register below so we can get a head count.


Speaker Biography:


Robert Hanson, Electrical Engineer

Robert Hanson has more than 40 years’ experience in design, manufacturing and testing. He has bachelor’s degrees in industrial engineering and business administration, and a master’s in electrical engineering. Hanson has been a digital design engineer at Boeing, Rockwell, Honeywell and Loral.



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Lake Washington Institute of Technology – Kirkland Campus
Room A102
11605 132nd Ave NE
Kirkland, WA 98034 

Park in the south lot off of 132nd Ave NE. Room A102 is located in the south-east corner of the building, on the 1st floor.

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