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    Allegro PCB Editor Overview Video

    Easily tackle complex and cutting edge designs with the help of advanced routing technologies, in-design analysis, manufacturability checks, team collaboration, and more.

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  • Auto-Route versus Auto-Interactive Routing--Which Is Better?

    Auto-Route versus Auto-Interactive Routing--Which Is Better?

    This article discusses the similarities and differences of auto-route versus auto-interactive routing and which type of routing would be best to use.

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  • Comparing SGMII vs. SerDes Trace Routing for Communications PCBs

    Comparing SGMII vs. SerDes Trace Routing for Communications PCBs

    When deciding to use SGMII vs. SerDes, you need to know what PCBA trace routing guidelines apply. In this blog, we tell you how and why.

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  • NDR Drain Diffusion

    NDR Drain Diffusion

    Negative capacitance FETs can use NDR characteristics to reduce energy consumption.

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  • PCBA Design Tips to Avoid Reflow-Induced Failure

    PCBA Design Tips to Avoid Reflow-Induced Failure

    Reflow-induced failure is often overlooked until the turnaround time and costs for your boards increases. In this blog, we show you how to avoid these issues.

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  • RF Design: The Wave of the Future

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  • Net Management for Power Routing

    Net Management for Power Routing

    This article talks about the importance of net management for power routing on a printed circuit board and some methods for doing so.

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  •  Microprocessor vs. Integrated Circuit--What’s the Difference?

    Microprocessor vs. Integrated Circuit--What’s the Difference?

    When talking about a microprocessor vs. integrated circuit, there are many important distinctions and design considerations you need to know to work with them.

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  • PDN: Gives Your Board Life

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  •  Linear Power Supply vs. Switching Power Supply: Advantages and Disadvantages

    Linear Power Supply vs. Switching Power Supply: Advantages and Disadvantages

    A linear power supply is generally not as efficient as a switch-mode power supply (SMPS), but it does afford better performance.

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  • Lost in Transmission: Solving Common Issues in High-Speed Design

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  • Vertical Conductive Structures (VeCS) for PCB HD Trace Routing

    Vertical Conductive Structures (VeCS) for PCB HD Trace Routing

    This article is about Vertical Conductive Structures (VeCS) and how they are used to benefit high-density routing in a printed circuit board design.

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  • SerDes in FPGA: Importance to Overall FPGA Performance and Functionality

    SerDes in FPGA: Importance to Overall FPGA Performance and Functionality

    SerDes in FPGA minimizes the number of input/output pins and connections while providing data transmission over a differential or single line.

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  • 3D PCB Design and Analysis: ECAD/MCAD and Where They Converge

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  • AC-DC Power Supply Guidelines for Beginners

    AC-DC Power Supply Guidelines for Beginners

    Here is a collection of AC-DC power supply guidelines to help you incorporate this essential technology into your circuit designs.

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  • Fault Tree Analysis Structure for Electronics Manufacturing

    Fault Tree Analysis Structure for Electronics Manufacturing

    Fault Tree Analysis (FTA) and Failure Mode Effects Analysis (FMEA) provide different perspectives regarding risk in critical electronic systems.

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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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  • 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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