High-speed designs are vulnerable to problems such as reflection and ringing, so it’s important to simulate your designs and nip any issues in the bud.
The signal-to-noise ratio is the ratio between the desired information or the power of a signal and the und...
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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.
You don’t need to use pen and paper for tracking voltage and current in your circuit—use an integrated SPICE simulator instead.
Decoupling capacitor placement is important in circuit design and layout for controlling voltage flux as well as EMI in your electronic hardware.
Transistors operating in the diffusion regime can be described using a Warburg impedance and equivalent Warburg circuit model.
A ferroelectric hysteresis loop looks just like its ferromagnetic counterpart. Here’s what you need to know about ferroelectric electronics.
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?
There are three primary types or categories of damped harmonic oscillators. Here’s what you need to know about them.
Advanced PCB Design Blog | What Your Noise Figure Measurements Tell You About Your System
Self-inductance is an interesting natural phenomenon, but it can wreak havoc in your circuit designs if you are not careful. Here’s what you need to know.
The use of hysteresis with comparators provides increased stability and functionality, which is essential for their proper function in various circuit types.
Hysteresis loss in a transformer produces heat and decreases power conversion efficiency. Read more to learn about hysteresis and other loss sources.
By making good use of current-voltage characteristics, as we describe in this blog, you can design more reliable PCBAs.
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.
The phase shift formula enables calculations that are vital to AC circuit analysis. Let’s look at the importance of these phase shift calculations.
This article looks at information and design considerations for dealing with DC vs AC current design.
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.
If you’re using a diode in an AC circuit, you need a small signal model for a diode to describe current and voltage.
Changes in current flow and voltage are calculated and analyzed with the help of inductance equations.
From component measurements to system measurements, parasitics will disrupt signal behavior. Here’s how to model and extract parasitics with a SPICE package.