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  • Introduction to Non-parametric Analysis for Electronics

    Introduction to Non-parametric Analysis for Electronics

    Non-parametric analysis is best suited for the analyzing of functionality and performance when the aim is to quantify a comparison.

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  • How to Do a Life Cycle Cost Analysis of an Electronic Device

    How to Do a Life Cycle Cost Analysis of an Electronic Device

    A life cycle cost analysis can mitigate expenditures and assist in the forecast of asset longevity and performance.

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  • Component Reliability Considerations with Circuit Simulation

    Component Reliability Considerations with Circuit Simulation

    A headache for PCB designers is having to locate and correct component reliability problems on a finished board. Here’s some ideas to help before you design.

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  • Applying TRL Calibration for Noncoaxial Measurements

    Applying TRL Calibration for Noncoaxial Measurements

    Utilizing TRL calibration to obtain noncoaxial measurements provides the easiest and most accurate readings.

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  •  What is the Rapid Prototype Development Process and What are the Benefits?

    What is the Rapid Prototype Development Process and What are the Benefits?

    A rapid prototype development process is different for each product being worked toward, however, smart PCB design tools always help.

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  • Capacitor Self-resonant Frequency and Signal Integrity

    Capacitor Self-resonant Frequency and Signal Integrity

    Real capacitors will start to behave like an RLC network at high frequencies thanks to the capacitor self-resonant frequency.

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  • Resonant Frequency vs. Natural Frequency in Oscillator Circuits

    Resonant Frequency vs. Natural Frequency in Oscillator Circuits

    Some engineers still use resonant frequency and natural frequency interchangeably, but they are not always the same. Here’s why damping is important.

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  • What is RMS Noise and How Does it Compare to the Standard Deviation?

    What is RMS Noise and How Does it Compare to the Standard Deviation?

    The effects of RMS Noise on electronic circuits is an inevitable conclusion, but through design it can be mitigated.

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  •  Failure Analysis Methods in PCB Design

    Failure Analysis Methods in PCB Design

    Failure analysis methods enable board designers to create circuit board designs that withstand potentially hazardous environments or component stress.

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  • What is Maintenance Engineering? Circuit Risk and Design Knowledge

    What is Maintenance Engineering? Circuit Risk and Design Knowledge

    Maintenance engineering for PCB design is a process that can be begun within the design phases with smart component consideration and layout.

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  • Testability Analysis Framework for Non-functional Requirements

    Testability Analysis Framework for Non-functional Requirements

    Testability analysis is an integral part of all design practices. The need to assess a product’s capabilities and behavior in a real-world setting is paramount.

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  • PCB Cost Breakdown: Functionality vs Manufacturability

    PCB Cost Breakdown: Functionality vs Manufacturability

    When considering a PCB cost breakdown, you can certainly accommodate your design around a price point with tolerances and strong supplier communication.

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  • CMOS Differential Amplifier Uses and Layout in Your PCB

    CMOS Differential Amplifier Uses and Layout in Your PCB

    A CMOS differential amplifier can provide high noise immunity high bandwidth for differential signals in your next board.

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  • Multi-board Etching: Managing Rigid-Flex Designs and Conductivity

    Multi-board Etching: Managing Rigid-Flex Designs and Conductivity

    With multi-board etching, it is important you consider what may affect the conductivity of your board and its thermal management properties.

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  • Forward Converter Circuit Design and Analysis

    Forward Converter Circuit Design and Analysis

    Here’s what you need to know about a forward converter and how to model its behavior in a SPICE simulator.

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  • Understanding Link Budgets and Balancing SNR Ratios

    Understanding Link Budgets and Balancing SNR Ratios

    Your link budget indicates gain and losses throughout a system, but noise and other factors may affect the equation significantly.

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  • ESD Protection Design for Integrated Circuits in CMOS Technology

    ESD Protection Design for Integrated Circuits in CMOS Technology

    Proper ESD protection design is your first and last defense against IC failure in the world of CMOS technology.

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  • High Speed and RF PCB Routing Best Practices

    High Speed and RF PCB Routing Best Practices

    Understanding the various techniques needed for high speed and RF PCB routing requirements is the key to designing successful high speed printed circuit boards.

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  • Determining the Impedance of a Circuit and How It Affects Your PCB

    Determining the Impedance of a Circuit and How It Affects Your PCB

    The impedance of a circuit can be determined by hand or with Cadence’s precision simulation and analysis tools.

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  • 4-Layer PCB Blind Via: 3D Printing vs. Traditional Manufacturing

    4-Layer PCB Blind Via: 3D Printing vs. Traditional Manufacturing

    To properly manage 4-layer PCB blind vias, you’ll need to know what manufacturing and production you’ll be able to count on and how to manage a stackup.

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