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  • Drafting Skills for the PCB Designer

    Drafting Skills for the PCB Designer

    PCB design requires a foundation in drawing and dimensioning to properly document the design requirements

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  • Interview Questions That Help You Hire the Right PCB Design Candidate

    Interview Questions That Help You Hire the Right PCB Design Candidate

    Narrowing down the field of candidates while keeping a level playing field requires focused interview questions.

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  • Printed Circuit Board Design For Assembly: How to DFA

    Printed Circuit Board Design For Assembly: How to DFA

    DFA has become a complex issue as modern electronics continue to shrink while using greener processes.

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  • High Density Interconnect Printed Circuit Boards: How to HDI

    High Density Interconnect Printed Circuit Boards: How to HDI

    As our electronics do more for us, we must do more to integrate the functions into higher density designs

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  • Chemical Mechanical Polishing in VLSI and Other Semiconductor Technology

    Chemical Mechanical Polishing in VLSI and Other Semiconductor Technology

    Chemical mechanical polishing (CMP) in VLSI is a polishing process assisted by chemical reactions to remove surface materials.

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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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  • Does Your ECAD/MCAD Supplier Offer Seamless ECAD/MCAD Integration?

    Does Your ECAD/MCAD Supplier Offer Seamless ECAD/MCAD Integration?

    ECAD/MCAD suppliers can best support the design endeavors of customers by integrating these aspects of the design process into one seamless software solution.

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  • Implementing FMEA to Optimize PCBA Reliability

    Implementing FMEA to Optimize PCBA Reliability

    Failure mode and effects analysis (FMEA) is one of the best tools for optimizing PCBA reliability. Read this blog to see how to utilize it most effectively.

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  • Relating VSWR to Return Loss in PCB Design

    Relating VSWR to Return Loss in PCB Design

    The relationship of VSWR to return loss is consistent and calculable. Learn about the nature of this relationship and what applications utilize the equation in your electronics designs.

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  • OrCAD 2019: Customize Your PCB Experience

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  • PDN: Gives Your Board Life

    PDN: Gives Your Board Life

    See how you can design with confidence knowing your PDN is up to the task and keep your products humming smoothly.

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  • How Rapid Prototyping & Tooling Has Changed The Electronics Design Landscape

    How Rapid Prototyping & Tooling Has Changed The Electronics Design Landscape

    Rapid prototyping tooling technology has made great strides in recent years with regard to a PCB designer’s design for manufacturing process.

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  • Bridging Faults Testing: Circuit Logic Design and Simulation

    Bridging Faults Testing: Circuit Logic Design and Simulation

    This article defines bridging faults testing and the methods used to evaluate and solve the problems caused by the faults.

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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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  • Semi Rigid-Flex or Semiflex PCB Design

    Semi Rigid-Flex or Semiflex PCB Design

    Semi rigid-flex PCBs have a continuous connection of both rigid and flexible PCBs allowing for decreased weight and increased space in your enclosure.

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  • Tips on PCB Design for Noise Reduction

    Tips on PCB Design for Noise Reduction

    For success in your PCB design for noise reduction, you need the best PCB design CAD tools with advanced component placement and trace routing features.

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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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  • Collaboration and Design Reviews in a Remote Working Environment

    Collaboration and Design Reviews in a Remote Working Environment

    PCB design has a lot of heads down work but now and then, we should come up for air and to share information.

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  • PCB Design Rules for Productivity and Profit

    PCB Design Rules for Productivity and Profit

    Modern electronics are far too complex to create without a strong set of rules to keep the design on track.

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  • 10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    10 Common Design for Manufacturing (DFM) Issues and How to Solve Them

    Every day is a busy for PCB Designers; strict schedules and tight deadlines. From layout to manufacture and testing, a single holdup can cost a business untold amounts in lost productivity.

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  • Read This Before You Download PCB Layout Software

    Read This Before You Download PCB Layout Software

    Downloading PCB layout software can be a long-term commitment to your tool to use throughout a career. Understand more about the tools available.

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