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How to Conquer the DDR Design Doldrums

How to Conquer the DDR Design Doldrums

There have been times, when designing a board, that I had an uneasy feeling in the pit of my stomach….

DDR Designs for Today and Tomorrow

DDR Designs for Today and Tomorrow

It used to be that only specialized products had high-resolution displays or network connectivity. Today, even your thermostat and the…

What’s new in PADS VX.2? Find out at the PADS World Tour.

What’s new in PADS VX.2? Find out at the PADS World Tour.

The PADS 2016 World Tour is in full swing! For me, it’s been great getting to talk to design professionals…

Decoupling Analysis for Trace-Routed PDNs

Decoupling Analysis for Trace-Routed PDNs

Performing an accurate high-frequency analysis of a power distribution network routed with traces instead of planes poses some interesting challenges.  Most…

You’re Invited! The PADS World Tour starts Sept. 15

You’re Invited! The PADS World Tour starts Sept. 15

As an engineer, your job is to get your job done – to overcome the specific design challenge you’re facing,…

The Simplest of Power Integrity Issues

The Simplest of Power Integrity Issues

By far, DC Drop issues are the simplest problems you can run into when designing a power distribution network or…

Innovation Creating a New Breed of Self-Sufficient Design Engineers

Innovation Creating a New Breed of Self-Sufficient Design Engineers

When I introduced myself last year in The Future of PADS®, I was excited to talk about PADS Standard, Standard…

High current density – is it a problem?

High current density – is it a problem?

A question I get all too often on power integrity results is whether or not a current density issue is…

American Ninjas Take on the Circuit Board

American Ninjas Take on the Circuit Board

American Ninja Warrior is an annual sports entertainment spin-off of the Japanese television series Sasuke. It features hundreds of serious athletic competitors that…