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  • Understanding PCB Via-In-Pad Design

    Understanding PCB Via-In-Pad Design

    Via-in-pad design is one of the best solutions for routing high-density PCB designs. Here is more information on what VIPs are and how they can be used.

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  • The Top 5 PCB Design Guidelines for Analog Circuits

    The Top 5 PCB Design Guidelines for Analog Circuits

    Here are the top five PCB design guidelines for analog circuits that will help you in your mix-circuit PCB designs.

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  • FMEA vs. FTA: An Analysis of Methods for Printed Circuit Board Assembly

    FMEA vs. FTA: An Analysis of Methods for Printed Circuit Board Assembly

    The use of FMEA and FTA analyses benefit a company throughout the design process, manufacturing process, and in-field use of their products.

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  • Using Net Classifications to Optimize Your PCB Layout

    Using Net Classifications to Optimize Your PCB Layout

    PCB layout net classifications can help organize your design and you keep track of all of your different routing rules and constraints.

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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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  • 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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  • SPICE Model Parameters for Semiconductor Components

    SPICE Model Parameters for Semiconductor Components

    Here are the typical SPICE model parameters you’ll need to create components and subcircuits for your circuit simulations.

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Why Your CM’s PCB Design for Manufacturability Rules

    Why Your CM’s PCB Design for Manufacturability Rules

    When choosing the best PCB design for manufacturability rules you should look no further than your CM. Read this blog for why this is true.

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  • PCB Manhattan Routing Techniques

    PCB Manhattan Routing Techniques

    PCB Manhattan routing, what it is, and how it will affect the layout of your next printed circuit board design.

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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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  • Managing Interconnect Density and Signal Noise

    Managing Interconnect Density and Signal Noise

    Dense interconnects are susceptible to signal noise if not designed correctly. Here’s how Sigrity helps with managing interconnect density.

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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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