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  • CMP Process Flow: Chemical Mechanical Processing for Electronics

    CMP Process Flow: Chemical Mechanical Processing for Electronics

    Chemical mechanical processing, or CMP, goes by many names. It describes the process of modifying components by both mechanical and chemical means to create precise shapes.

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  • Understanding Bare Board PCB Testing

    Understanding Bare Board PCB Testing

    Performing the right testing on your bare board PCBs can ensure that you don’t run into costly mistakes down the line, delaying your production timeline.

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  • The Advantages of the PCIe SerDes Architecture and its Functionality

    The Advantages of the PCIe SerDes Architecture and its Functionality

    The PCIe SerDes architecture affords increased performance and greater design functionality.

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  • Using Peak Current Flow to Optimize PCBA Layout

    Using Peak Current Flow to Optimize PCBA Layout

    Knowing the peak current flows on your board will allow you to optimize the design, as we describe in this blog and avoid severe consequences.

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  • Tracking Voltage and Current in Your Circuit

    Tracking Voltage and Current in Your Circuit

    You don’t need to use pen and paper for tracking voltage and current in your circuit—use an integrated SPICE simulator instead.

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  • Fused Filament Fabrication and Electronic 3D Printing

    Fused Filament Fabrication and Electronic 3D Printing

    Fused filament fabrication offers uniformity and operator control for 3D printing, greatly simplifying the process.

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  • Decoupling Capacitor Placement in PCB Layout

    Decoupling Capacitor Placement in PCB Layout

    Decoupling capacitor placement is important in circuit design and layout for controlling voltage flux as well as EMI in your electronic hardware.

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  • How to Model Warburg Impedance in Circuit Simulators

    How to Model Warburg Impedance in Circuit Simulators

    Transistors operating in the diffusion regime can be described using a Warburg impedance and equivalent Warburg circuit model.

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  • Understanding a Ferroelectric Hysteresis Loop in Electronics

    Understanding a Ferroelectric Hysteresis Loop in Electronics

    A ferroelectric hysteresis loop looks just like its ferromagnetic counterpart. Here’s what you need to know about ferroelectric electronics.

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  • Understanding VDC Output Power Supplies and Their Uses in Electronics Design

    Understanding VDC Output Power Supplies and Their Uses in Electronics Design

    In applications that require the stability of a DC output, VDC output power supplies are most likely the right tool for the job.

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  •  DC Motors versus AC Motors: What You Need to Know

    DC Motors versus AC Motors: What You Need to Know

    When considering DC motors versus AC motors, they both serve the same function of converting electrical energy into mechanical energy. But, how do they differ?

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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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  • PN Junction Reverse Bias versus Forward Bias and Their Functional Characteristics

    PN Junction Reverse Bias versus Forward Bias and Their Functional Characteristics

    A PN junction diode in reverse bias functions as an insulator and as a conductor when in forward bias.

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  • The Types of Damped Harmonic Oscillators

    The Types of Damped Harmonic Oscillators

    There are three primary types or categories of damped harmonic oscillators. Here’s what you need to know about them.

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  • Estimating the PCB Design Cycle With Limited Information (Then Making it Happen)

    Estimating the PCB Design Cycle With Limited Information (Then Making it Happen)

    Setting milestones and using a scheduler will help you keep track of your PCB Design Cycle

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  • Your PDN Design Guide

    Your PDN Design Guide

    This article is your PDN design guide to some of the potential problems and their solutions when designing an effective power delivery network on your PCB.

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  • Wireless Local Area Network Boards For the Internet of Things

    Wireless Local Area Network Boards For the Internet of Things

    The internet of things (IOT) is a maturing, but still fast growing market. The PC boards have become commoditized.

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  • What Your Noise Figure Measurements Tell You About Your System

    What Your Noise Figure Measurements Tell You About Your System

    Advanced PCB Design Blog | What Your Noise Figure Measurements Tell You About Your System

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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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  • Reaffirm Signal Integrity Using S-Parameter Simulation

    Reaffirm Signal Integrity Using S-Parameter Simulation

    A look into S-parameter simulation, and discussion on how these parameters can help maintain signal integrity in RF circuits.

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