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  • Equivalent Noise Bandwidth, Its Applications, and How Is It Calculated?

    Equivalent Noise Bandwidth, Its Applications, and How Is It Calculated?

    The understanding of equivalent noise bandwidth and all noise that affects a signal aids in receiver sensitivity predictions.

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  • How Using a Circuit Board Viewer Will Increase Your Design Group’s Efficiency

    How Using a Circuit Board Viewer Will Increase Your Design Group’s Efficiency

    Circuit board viewer tools can help your design department by involving everyone virtually and reducing the amount of paperwork.

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  • The Use of Load Impedance in Circuits and its Effects on Circuit Functionality

    The Use of Load Impedance in Circuits and its Effects on Circuit Functionality

    A load or load impedance is the concept of connecting a device or component to the output of a functional block.

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  • Using Figure of Merit in Electronic Systems for PCBA Cost-Benefit Analysis

    Using Figure of Merit in Electronic Systems for PCBA Cost-Benefit Analysis

    The use of a figure of merit in electronic systems, as we explain in this blog, can help you improve the cost-effectiveness of your PCBA development.

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  • Eco-Friendly Electronic Product Design

    Eco-Friendly Electronic Product Design

    Eco-friendly electronic product design is about learning from our current environmental crisis and employing various Design for Environment standards.

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  • Convolution in the Frequency Domain and Time Domain from Simulation Data

    Convolution in the Frequency Domain and Time Domain from Simulation Data

    Convolution in the frequency domain can be complex (literally), but a set of simulation data can be used to calculate this easily.

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  • Maximize PCB Project Management with Cloud-Based Tools

    Maximize PCB Project Management with Cloud-Based Tools

    For better success with your PCB project management process, take a look at how cloud-based tools can help.

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  • How to Build Your Stackup in PCB Design Software

    How to Build Your Stackup in PCB Design Software

    Creating a layer stackup in PCB design software takes an understanding of the needs of the design and knowing how to best use the tools at your disposal.

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  • Managing a Distributed Team of PCB Designers - Remote Control

    Managing a Distributed Team of PCB Designers - Remote Control

    Working remotely has its challenges.The challenges are doubled for the manager of a remote CAD team.

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  • Routing Basics for Stripline Transmission Lines

    Routing Basics for Stripline Transmission Lines

    This article looks at what stripline transmission line routing is, and how you can use your design tools to more effectively route these sensitive traces.

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  • Cleaning up Our Electronics Design Language: Words Matter

    Cleaning up Our Electronics Design Language: Words Matter

    Unfinished business that was started in the 60s calls on us to revisit the terminology used in the design world.

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  • Taming Electromagnetic Interference on Your PCB - What’s All This Noise?

    Taming Electromagnetic Interference on Your PCB - What’s All This Noise?

    EMI is a complex problem. Adhering to solid design practices for power, ground, and routing contribute to success.

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  • FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    Flex PCB design has many advantages. Along with those benefits come new design challenges that weren’t present in “standard” 2D PCBs. This e-book discusses common flex design issues and...

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  • Calculating PCB Circuit Density to Estimate Layer-Count and Required Technology

    Calculating PCB Circuit Density to Estimate Layer-Count and Required Technology

    A methodology for providing fast answers to the question of the board technology for a new design.

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  • RF Design: The Wave of the Future

    RF Design: The Wave of the Future

    Your car keys wirelessly unlock your car when you get near it. Your phone connects to Air Pods while you listen to Spotify at the gym or stream the latest hit TV show.

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  • Types of Piezo Actuators and the Applications of the Piezoelectric Force

    Types of Piezo Actuators and the Applications of the Piezoelectric Force

    A Piezo Actuator functions on the inverse piezoelectric effect; therefore, when we apply voltage, the actuator will contract or expand.

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  • Using Power Factor Calculations for PCBA Reliability

    Using Power Factor Calculations for PCBA Reliability

    Using power flow calculations to optimize your signals during design, as discussed in this blog, can shave time and costs from your board development process.

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  • Lost in Transmission: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

    Lost in Transmission: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

    Creating a printed circuit board with high-speed design functionality is no small feat. The more complex a PCB design becomes, the higher the chances are of running into high-speed PCB design issues.

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  • Where Can You Find Crosstalk in Your Designs?

    Where Can You Find Crosstalk in Your Designs?

    Controlling crosstalk is one of the most important aspects of signal integrity. Here’s how you can use Allegro’s post-layout analysis tools to examine crosstalk in your PCB.

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  • The Use of Steady State Thermal Analysis on Power Semiconductor Devices

    The Use of Steady State Thermal Analysis on Power Semiconductor Devices

    A Steady State Thermal Analysis provides insight into a device’s functionality and performance under extreme thermic conditions.

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