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Meeting RF design challenges with PADS Professional Premium

The demand for electronics with gigahertz wireless technology, as well as IoT consumer devices have both increased dramatically. This has…

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Considerations for rigid-flex design

Rigid-flex design introduces several challenges that many of today’s design tools cannot handle. These could include: The best way to…

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PCB design best practice: ECAD/MCAD co-design

When we think about the PCB design best practices that fall into the digitally integrated and optimized pillar, we need…

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MCAD Collaboration with PADS Professional Premium

One of the trends emerging over the past several years is packing more and more functionality onto ever decreasing substrates….

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The road to resilience at the point of design: Knowledge

In our third episode of the Printed Circuit Podcast, we talk about how to create resilience at the point of…

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Routing automation

One of the most critical and time-consuming part of the PCB design cycle is interconnecting the design. Typically, this is…

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The core of PCB design: physical layout

Studies have shown that a majority of design time is spent on placement and routing. That said, over the past…

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The importance of collaboration and version management in PCB design

Companies that design electronic products often experience problems with team collaboration during the design process, making collaboration and version management…

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Variant management in the PCB design process

It’s typical for today’s electronic products to have different producible versions or variants. This is because a product may need…