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  • The Temperature Dependence of the Resistivity of Semiconductors

    The Temperature Dependence of the Resistivity of Semiconductors

    Learn more about the temperature dependence of the resistivity of semiconductors and how this dependence impacts their application in electronic devices.

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  • How to Reduce Power Starvation and Hot Spots1:59

    How to Reduce Power Starvation and Hot Spots

    Allegro's IR Drop analysis makes it easy to analyze the current density of your PDN.

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  • Electronic Interconnects: Maintain Connectivity in a Multi-Board PCB System

    Electronic Interconnects: Maintain Connectivity in a Multi-Board PCB System

    Electronic interconnects are imperative to managing a multi-board PCB system in electronics design. Find out the necessities for connectivity here.

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  • Worst-Case Analysis in PSpice1:57

    Worst-Case Analysis in PSpice

    Simulate your design using worst-case analysis in PSpice so you can identify the most critical components that affect circuit performance and ensure circuit functionality even with non-ideal ...

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  • How the Role of a PCB Designer Changes With the Size of the Company

    How the Role of a PCB Designer Changes With the Size of the Company

    Board design is board design, right? In terms of polygons and traces, it’s the same process but the approach you have to take is quite different from start-up to tech-giant.

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  • Seamless Multi-CAD 3D Model Integration1:23

    Seamless Multi-CAD 3D Model Integration

    With support for multiple native CAD formats, the 3D Mapper allows for quick and accurate model mapping on your PCB. Visualize your design in 3D and identify any potential assembly issues.

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  • Can You Afford to Skip the CAM Process When You Tape Out a Printed Circuit Board?

    Can You Afford to Skip the CAM Process When You Tape Out a Printed Circuit Board?

    You may have seen the advertising already. Some PCB fab shops will provide a quotation based on a questionnaire that details the pertinent factors...

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  • Design Rule Check Demystified

    Design Rule Check Demystified

    Performing design rule checks early on helps ensure the manufacturability of your PCB.

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  • Real-Time Constraint Driven Design Overview1:23

    Real-Time Constraint Driven Design Overview

    Whether you're working on a schematic or PCB, easily communicate design intent by defining rules for electrical, physical and manufacturing to ensure first-pass success.

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  • What Is Documentation in PCB Manufacturing?

    What Is Documentation in PCB Manufacturing?

    Documenting your entire design process may seem tedious or inconvenient at times, but it ends up being a critical piece of creating a great product. PCB design is no exception.

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  • EDA 101: Schematic Capture and Logical Design

    EDA 101: Schematic Capture and Logical Design

    Every PCB design starts out as a circuit diagram. Remember those universal symbols you used to represent resistors, capacitors, and other components in a circuit diagram?

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  • Introduction to Hierarchical Schematic Design

    Introduction to Hierarchical Schematic Design

    PCB designs can get pretty complex. If you’ve ever struggled with matching net names and resolving errors across traditional multi-page flat schematics, it may be time to give hierarchical...

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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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  • EK Power Success Story

    EK Power Success Story

    When we are thinking about what is best for the customer in the long-run, the answer is that we need to push the organization forward and align us with the customer’s needs. Using OrCAD Capture CIS...

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  • The Ethernet is Coming For Your Ride

    The Ethernet is Coming For Your Ride

    Automotive Ethernet. It really is a thing. Our cars will have to outsmart our phones if we’re going to hand over the reins in any meaningful (and safe!) way.

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  • Early Stage Design Considerations of Starting a PCB Project from Scratch

    Early Stage Design Considerations of Starting a PCB Project from Scratch

    There’s nothing quite like the smell of hot solder on a Sunday afternoon, tinkering in your basement as you bring a new electronic concept to life. PCBs are the foundation of modern electronics.

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  • Allegro PCB Editor Demo

    Allegro PCB Editor Demo

    The Cadence® Allegro® PCB Editor helps bring your innovative and bleeding-edge designs to life.

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  • FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    FLEXing Like a PCB Expert

    Flex PCB design has many advantages. Along with those benefits come new design challenges that weren’t present in “standard” 2D PCBs.

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  • What is a PCB Netlist?

    What is a PCB Netlist?

    So you’ve created a PCB schematic using OrCAD Capture, and you’re ready to take your design to the next step in the electronic design automation (EDA) process with a PCB layout tool...

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  • Five Tell-Tale Signs of a Bad Power Distribution Network

    Five Tell-Tale Signs of a Bad Power Distribution Network

    Given multiple power supply voltages, PCBs with high layer counts, or split planes, designing a PDN can be a daunting process. Here are five signs that a PDN needs some design adjustments.

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