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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.
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.
This article explores the differences of single-point vs. multipoint grounding in PCB layouts as well as some ground plane design best practices.
The Cadence® Allegro® PCB Editor helps bring your innovative and bleeding-edge designs to life.
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.
We’ll illustrate the importance of setting up functional partitioning in PCB design and give some recommendations on functional partition best practices.
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.
This article talks about the different types of shielding in analog layouts that are important for controlling EMI in circuit boards.
There is more than one way to examine how the transmission line reflection coefficient affects your signals.
Conduct RLC circuit analysis using the RLC transfer function.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Knowing how the PN junction depletion region works can help improve your PCBA layout, as we explain in this blog.
Biodegradable flexible electronics increase Design for Environment and Design for Sustainability opportunities while promising to revolutionize electronic product design.
PWM DAC filter design optimization can be simple with the right objectives and the best tools, as we discuss in this blog.
This article discusses the different technologies that make paper printed circuit boards a viable option for future products.
A Bode plot high pass filter design is not only for choosing components. It can also aid in laying out your board, as described in this article.
This article discusses the problems of managing high-density vias in an HDI PCB design, as well as offering some potential management solutions.