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  • 32 Bit Microcontroller: A Beginner’s Guide

    32 Bit Microcontroller: A Beginner’s Guide

    32 bit microcontrollers are powerful PCB components but aren’t for every application. Check out this article for a full explanation of design considerations.

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  • The Use of the Phase Shift Formula in AC Circuit Analysis

    The Use of the Phase Shift Formula in AC Circuit Analysis

    The phase shift formula enables calculations that are vital to AC circuit analysis. Let’s look at the importance of these phase shift calculations.

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  • Is Laminated Object Manufacturing the Future of Rapid PCB Prototyping?

    Is Laminated Object Manufacturing the Future of Rapid PCB Prototyping?

    Laminated object manufacturing is a type of 3D printing and is a great way to rapidly and cheaply produce single-layer PCB prototypes.

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  • DC vs AC Current Design

    DC vs AC Current Design

    This article looks at information and design considerations for dealing with DC vs AC current design.

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  • The Microprocessor Chip: Design Guidelines, Functionality, and Characteristics

    The Microprocessor Chip: Design Guidelines, Functionality, and Characteristics

    Microprocessor chip design continues to evolve to meet the demand for greater speed, higher functionality, and better performance.

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  • Parameters for PCB Layout

    Parameters for PCB Layout

    This article is about what some of the different parameters for PCB layout are and why they are important for creating a productive work environment.

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  •  Overview of Inductance Equations and Applications in Circuit Design

    Overview of Inductance Equations and Applications in Circuit Design

    Changes in current flow and voltage are calculated and analyzed with the help of inductance equations.

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  • Solid Freeform Fabrication and the Future of PCB Design

    Solid Freeform Fabrication and the Future of PCB Design

    Solid freeform fabrication allows design teams and manufacturers to offer unique designs.

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  • Utilizing SPICE Simulation to Extract Parasitic Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance

    Utilizing SPICE Simulation to Extract Parasitic Resistance, Inductance, and Capacitance

    From component measurements to system measurements, parasitics will disrupt signal behavior. Here’s how to model and extract parasitics with a SPICE package.

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  •  The PCB Test Point and Its Importance to Circuit Board Manufacturing

    The PCB Test Point and Its Importance to Circuit Board Manufacturing

    This article talks about what a PCB test point is, how it is used, and why it is important to the successful manufacturing of a printed circuit board.

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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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  • Rigid Circuit Board Design

    Rigid Circuit Board Design

    When compared to flex PCBs or rigid-flex PCBs, rigid circuit boards offer many advantages.

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  • Rev-Up Your Heat Sink Design Using CFD Simulations

    Rev-Up Your Heat Sink Design Using CFD Simulations

    Heat sink CFD simulations give the aerodynamic profile of a system, which helps the designers address thermal problems through heat sink geometry optimization.

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  • Small Signal Model for a Diode in DC and AC Circuits

    Small Signal Model for a Diode in DC and AC Circuits

    If you’re using a diode in an AC circuit, you need a small signal model for a diode to describe current and voltage.

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  • FPGA Architecture: Logic Gate Arrays and IC Design

    FPGA Architecture: Logic Gate Arrays and IC Design

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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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  • How to Optimize PCB Design for Assembly Process Planning

    How to Optimize PCB Design for Assembly Process Planning

    Design for assembly process planning based on good DFA is one of the pillars of optimal PCBA development.

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  • LC Filter for Power Supply Design Tips

    LC Filter for Power Supply Design Tips

    Using an LC filter for power supply is a great way to reduce unwanted circuit noise and ensure your design is functioning optimally.

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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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  • How Lithographic Processing Impacts Your PCBA Development

    How Lithographic Processing Impacts Your PCBA Development

    Targeting lithographic processing during design, as discussed in this blog, can ensure that your PCBA development gets off to the best start.

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