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  • The Importance of Thermal Relief in Circuit Design and PCBA Functionality

    The Importance of Thermal Relief in Circuit Design and PCBA Functionality

    The use of thermal relief in circuit design is critical to the design process and it affects performance, functionality, and lifecycle.

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  • Implementing Lean Manufacturing

    Implementing Lean Manufacturing

    Implementing lean manufacturing eliminates waste and increases value.

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  •  How to Design Reliable Analog ASICs

    How to Design Reliable Analog ASICs

    Designing analog ASICs should be performed with the same objectives of operational and structural reliability as for PCBA design, as we explain in this blog.

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  • Why and When Is Thermal Paste Needed for PCB Assembly?

    Why and When Is Thermal Paste Needed for PCB Assembly?

    Is thermal paste needed for your board’s assembly can be determined by following the checklist we provide in this blog.

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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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  • Hardware Description Languages: VHDL vs Verilog, and Their Functional Uses

    Hardware Description Languages: VHDL vs Verilog, and Their Functional Uses

    Although Verilog is an HDL, it is more of a hardware modeling language and thus more suited for verification than VHDL.

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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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  •  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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  •  CMOS VLSI Design and Circuit Simulation Tasks

    CMOS VLSI Design and Circuit Simulation Tasks

    CMOS VLSI design is a fundamental part of modern semiconductor ICs. During design, here are some of the important simulations you’ll need to perform.

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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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  •  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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  • FPGA Architecture: Logic Gate Arrays and IC Design

    FPGA Architecture: Logic Gate Arrays and IC Design

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  • Photoresist Etching Requires Attention to Process and Quality

    Photoresist Etching Requires Attention to Process and Quality

    Most PCB fabrication methods rely on the use of photoresist etching to ensure a standard of excellence is maintained.

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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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