Advanced PCB Design

  • Why is Impedance Matching Important? Impedance Matching Fundamentals

    Why is Impedance Matching Important? Impedance Matching Fundamentals

    Follow this step-by-step description of the importance of impedance matching in PCB design and learn about methods for achieving impedance matching.

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  •  Utilizing a Checklist for PCB Design Finalization

    Utilizing a Checklist for PCB Design Finalization

    Your design goes through many hoops to become a printed circuit board. Don’t let up your rigor before your PCB design finalization is finished.

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  • PCB Layout Tips for Circuit Board Design Success

    PCB Layout Tips for Circuit Board Design Success

    Avoid the problems and frustrations that can happen when you are not prepared by following these PCB layout tips in your next PCB design.

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  • Virtual Prototyping vs. Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

    Virtual Prototyping vs. Rapid Prototyping for Product Design

    See how a circuit simulator and analysis package aids rapid prototyping for product design.

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  • Putting Your PCB Design Tools to Work for Manufacturing Cost Estimation

    Putting Your PCB Design Tools to Work for Manufacturing Cost Estimation

    One of the best tools that can help you make a manufacturing cost estimation on your PCB design is right in front of you, your PCB design system.

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  • Tips for Creating the Best PCB Layer Stackup

    Tips for Creating the Best PCB Layer Stackup

    Before you place that first part or route that first trace, make sure that your PCB layer stackup is set up the way you want it to be with these helpful tips.

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  • Piezoelectric Sensors and Transducers in Your PCB

    Piezoelectric Sensors and Transducers in Your PCB

    Gathering vibration or temperature measurements with piezoelectric sensors and transducers in your PCB takes some special design considerations. Learn more in this article.

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  • Multilayer PCB Design: HDI Stackup Demystified

    Multilayer PCB Design: HDI Stackup Demystified

    Enter the HDI stackup—a technology at the cutting edge of multilayer PCB design that promises to help PCB designers make smaller complex boards for years to come.

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  • Meet the Materials Inside a PCB Stack-up

    Meet the Materials Inside a PCB Stack-up

    The demand for smaller boards means designers need to pack more functionality into a smaller form factor. A multilayer stack-up is one of the first things...

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  • Multi-board vs Multilayer Designs and the Need for System Level Design

    Multi-board vs Multilayer Designs and the Need for System Level Design

    Multi-board vs multilayer designs requires PCB designers to step up their multilayer design skills to answer the need for true multi-board system level design.

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  • Ground Connectivity and High-Speed Signals in Multi-board Design

    Ground Connectivity and High-Speed Signals in Multi-board Design

    With the right layout and connection between boards, you can ensure clean high-speed signals in multi-board design.

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  • PCBs and IoT: Being Prepared for Circuit Design Challenges

    PCBs and IoT: Being Prepared for Circuit Design Challenges

    More and more PCB designers are stepping into the world of IoT design. Here are some ideas to help you to be prepared for the design challenges of PCBs and IoT.

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  • Cross Probing, Intertool Communication, and PCB Design

    Cross Probing, Intertool Communication, and PCB Design

    Part of your PCB design process can be described as bouncing back and forth between the schematic, which visually depicts the components and their connections as symbols in a circuit diagram, and...

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  • Power Supply in Schematic Capture and Circuit Simulation

    Power Supply in Schematic Capture and Circuit Simulation

    source: commons.wikipedia From robots to electric vehicles to data centers and IoT devices—the one thing every circuit has in common is the need for a power supply. Different circuits will have...

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  • Flat Schematics vs. Hierarchical Design

    Flat Schematics vs. Hierarchical Design

      Every PCB design starts with a circuit diagram (also known as a schematic)—a graphical representation of all the components and their connections within an electrical circuit. The process of...

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  • From Logic to Hardware: How Do I Convert PCB Layout?

    From Logic to Hardware: How Do I Convert PCB Layout?

    It is important that your circuit ideas are understood by PCB layout. If you’re wondering how do I convert PCB layout look no further than these guidelines.

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  • PCB Routing Angles Enable Circuit Board Connectivity Easily

    PCB Routing Angles Enable Circuit Board Connectivity Easily

    That first complex layout can be intimidating with all the nets going everywhere. Here’s some explanations of PCB routing angles that can help you get through.

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  • A Closer Look at Schematic Diagram Symbols to Go Back to the Basics

    A Closer Look at Schematic Diagram Symbols to Go Back to the Basics

    It all starts with the basics of schematic diagram symbols. Before you can create a schematic full of circuitry, you need the best schematic parts to work with.

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  • Modeling FR4 Dielectric Constant vs. Frequency

    Modeling FR4 Dielectric Constant vs. Frequency

    High speed and high frequency signal integrity depends on modeling FR4 dielectric constant vs. frequency.

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  • PCB Design for Wireless Sensor Networks

    PCB Design for Wireless Sensor Networks

    Wireless sensor networks are becoming more common in many areas. Here are some points to consider in wireless sensor network design.

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