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Five ways to achieve pre-layout simulation with PADS Professional Premium

With increasingly advancing technology and faster edge rates in today’s integrated circuits, it’s important to find more efficient ways to…

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What is PCB design?

PCB design is the entire process of creating a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) through collaboration and integration between multiple disciplines…

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PCB design best practices pillar 2: engineering productivity and efficiency

As I outlined in my first blog, there are five pillars of PCB design best practices. The first pillar we…

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FPGA/PCB co-design with PADS Professional Premium

As the complexity of today’s designs continue to increase, more electronic product designers are turning to Field Programmable Gate Arrays…

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PCB design best practice: library and design data management

Another best practice of this pillar is library and design data management. And what I mean by that is how…

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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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The road to resilience at the point of design: Optimization

On our last two episodes of the Printed Circuit Podcast, we talked about the road to PCB supply chain resilience,…

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PCB design best practice: design and manufacturing collaboration

Another best practice to talk about within the digitally integrated and optimized pillar is the collaboration between design and manufacturing…

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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…