High-Speed Design

Optimize Reliable Signals to Ensure Peak Performance

  • Design Recommendations for PCB Impedance Control

    Design Recommendations for PCB Impedance Control

    With rising circuit speeds and increased noise and interference, PCB layout designers can no longer afford to ignore PCB impedance control.

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  • High-Speed Analog Layout Techniques in PCB Design

    High-Speed Analog Layout Techniques in PCB Design

    PCB designers should understand these high-speed analog layout techniques for the best results when designing mixed-signal circuit boards.

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  • Optimizing PCB Design Rules for Digital Circuits

    Optimizing PCB Design Rules for Digital Circuits

    To ensure layout success, it is essential for circuit designers to fully use their PCB design rules for digital circuits.

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  • Setting Up PCB Component Placement Tolerances

    Setting Up PCB Component Placement Tolerances

    For circuit board designs that perform well and can be manufactured without errors, follow these PCB component placement tolerances.

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  • Power Integrity Fundamentals in PCB Layout

    Power Integrity Fundamentals in PCB Layout

    Avoid power delivery network problems on your circuit board by clearly understanding power integrity fundamentals.

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  • Achieving PCI-e Compliance: Getting it Right the First Time

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  •  Signal Integrity Fundamentals in PCB Layout

    Signal Integrity Fundamentals in PCB Layout

    Designing high-speed circuit boards requires an understanding of signal integrity fundamentals and layout best practices.

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  • Top PCB Layout Recommendations for BGA Packages

    Top PCB Layout Recommendations for BGA Packages

    This article explains ball grid array parts used in the design of circuit boards and discusses some best practice PCB layout recommendations for BGA packages.

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  •  How to Reduce Ground Noise

    How to Reduce Ground Noise

    Ground noise refers to electrical fluctuations that may cause PCB performance problems. Learning how to reduce ground noise is an important part of PCB design.

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

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  • Single-Point vs. Multipoint Grounding in PCB Layouts

    Single-Point vs. Multipoint Grounding in PCB Layouts

    This article explores the differences of single-point vs. multipoint grounding in PCB layouts as well as some ground plane design best practices.

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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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  • Split Plane Routing in Cadence’s Allegro PCB Editor

    Split Plane Routing in Cadence’s Allegro PCB Editor

    Split plane routing is essential with today’s high-density PCB designs, but there are some potential pitfalls to using them if you aren’t careful.

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  • Functional Partitioning in PCB Design

    Functional Partitioning in PCB Design

    We’ll illustrate the importance of setting up functional partitioning in PCB design and give some recommendations on functional partition best practices.

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  • Managing Magnetic Coupling on a Printed Circuit Board

    Managing Magnetic Coupling on a Printed Circuit Board

    Magnetic coupling is a different animal. A moving electrical charge will generate a magnetic field as a byproduct. The magnetic fields can be quite powerful though their effect drops off rapidly.

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  • Different Types of Shielding in Analog Layouts to Consider for PCB Design

    Different Types of Shielding in Analog Layouts to Consider for PCB Design

    This article talks about the different types of shielding in analog layouts that are important for controlling EMI in circuit boards.

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  • How to Use a Transmission Line Reflection Coefficient Correctly

    How to Use a Transmission Line Reflection Coefficient Correctly

    There is more than one way to examine how the transmission line reflection coefficient affects your signals.

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  • Simplify RLC Circuit Analysis with the RLC Transfer Function

    Simplify RLC Circuit Analysis with the RLC Transfer Function

    Conduct RLC circuit analysis using the RLC transfer function.

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  • Efficient Differential Pair Routing Guidelines to Speed Up PCB Routing

    Efficient Differential Pair Routing Guidelines to Speed Up PCB Routing

    This article describes some of the potential problems of routing diff pairs on a PCB and offers some differential pair routing guidelines to get you through.

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  • What’s a 4-Pin PWM Header and How Does It Work?

    What’s a 4-Pin PWM Header and How Does It Work?

    A 4-pin PWM header works to balance noise and PC temperature—read on to learn more about the benefits of 4-pin PWM headers and what you need to design a fan controller.

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  • Balancing Multilayer Circuits with Plated Holes: Placement and Information

    Balancing Multilayer Circuits with Plated Holes: Placement and Information

    Trying to balance space on multilayer circuits with plated holes can be a challenge, especially on dense PCB designs. Here are some ideas that can help.

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  •  How to Reduce Stray Capacitance in Electronic Circuits

    How to Reduce Stray Capacitance in Electronic Circuits

    Learn how to reduce stray capacitance in electronic circuits, how it occurs, and strategies to avoid it to ensure performance in your high-speed designs.

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