Design Reliability

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  •  IPC Component Spacing Guidelines

    IPC Component Spacing Guidelines

    IPC component spacing guidelines exist to minimize physical overlap and electrical interference that could have detrimental effects on PCB performance.

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  • Understanding Standing Wave Patterns on Interconnects and Antennas

    Understanding Standing Wave Patterns on Interconnects and Antennas

    Read our guide to learn about standing wave patterns on your electrical transmission lines and interconnects.

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  • PCB Design Principles for Beginners

    PCB Design Principles for Beginners

    These PCB design principles help beginners ensure design reliability and manufacturability for their PCB designs. Learn how to put them into practice.

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  • Optimizing Your PCB Using Design for Reliability (DfR) Principles

    Optimizing Your PCB Using Design for Reliability (DfR) Principles

    When designing a PCB, it is important to use design for reliability (DfR) concepts to avoid PCB failures and unreliability. Read on to learn how to implement these concepts.

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  • Working with PCB Design Standards

    Working with PCB Design Standards

    What are the most common PCB design standards and why does your design need to comply with them? Let us show you the answers and more.

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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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  • Applying IPC Standards to PCB Layout Design

    Applying IPC Standards to PCB Layout Design

    Understanding the IPC standard for PCB layout designs is the first step to creating reliable and manufacturable designs.

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  • PCB Inspection and Testing - An Insurance Policy

    PCB Inspection and Testing - An Insurance Policy

    Manufacturing a PCB has both incoming and in-process inspection checkpoints along the way to a complete product

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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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  •  Harmonic Potential: How to Think About Your Oscillator Circuits

    Harmonic Potential: How to Think About Your Oscillator Circuits

    There is an easy way to spot oscillations—just look for a harmonic potential in your circuits.

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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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  • How To Remove Parasitic Capacitance in High-Speed Designs

    How To Remove Parasitic Capacitance in High-Speed Designs

    How do you remove parasitic capacitance in a circuit? One of the steps is increasing the clearance between conductors. Find out what else works in the article.

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  • The Significance of Half-Wave Potential in Cyclic Voltammetry

    The Significance of Half-Wave Potential in Cyclic Voltammetry

    The half-wave potential can be seen in a cyclic voltammetry scan and it has significance when monitoring electrochemical reactions.

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  • Implementing VRM Cooling in PCB Power Supply Design

    Implementing VRM Cooling in PCB Power Supply Design

    If you’re not taking a proactive approach to VRM cooling, the power delivered to the CPU and GPU will be compromised and affect their performance.

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  • Total Electronics Maintenance: What PCB Designers Should Know

    Total Electronics Maintenance: What PCB Designers Should Know

    Electronics deteriorate over time, making the ability to plan and execute for total electronics maintenance important for PCB designers.

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  • Silicone Conformal Coatings: A Popular, Growing Technology

    Silicone Conformal Coatings: A Popular, Growing Technology

    Silicone conformal coatings are a specific conformal coating type ideal for use at high temperatures and with flexible PCBs.

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  •  PCB DFM Guidelines and Why They Matter

    PCB DFM Guidelines and Why They Matter

    PCB DFM guidelines help manufacturers find design problems that might not be explicitly classified as errors.

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  • The Future of the Embedded Electronics Industry

    The Future of the Embedded Electronics Industry

    Embedded electronics are an increasingly vital part of modern technology—learn how they are projected to grow in the next decade.

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  • Design Essentials for Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry PCBAs

    Design Essentials for Fast-Scan Cyclic Voltammetry PCBAs

    When designing boards for fast-scan cyclic voltammetry, it is essential to follow the considerations given in this blog.

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  • Common Methods for Waterproofing Electronics Materials

    Common Methods for Waterproofing Electronics Materials

    Waterproofing electronics materials is a great way of protecting them from moisture. Here are some of the most popular methods.

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