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PCB design best practices: analog mixed-signal (AMS)

What is analog mixed-signal analysis? Analog mixed-signal circuit simulation (AMS) is a technique for analyzing circuits in an integrated environment…

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PCB routing: art + automation

PCB routing is one of the most enjoyable parts of PCB design, but also the most time consuming. It may…

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Enabling PCB supply chain resilience by shifting-left deep market intelligence

What is PCB supply chain resilience? When we talk about PCB supply chain resilience, we’re talking about the ability of…

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PCB design best practices: thermal analysis

Designing today’s complex PCB is no easy task. It requires a full understanding of the basics of PCB design, a…

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PCB design best practices: schematic analysis

What is PCB schematic analysis? PCB schematic analysis is the automated analysis of each net within a schematic prior to…

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PCB design best practices pillar 3: digital prototype-driven verification

Today I will outline our third pillar of PCB design best practices, digital prototype-driven verification. When it comes to digital…

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PCB design best practices: Designing for advanced manufacturing technologies like rigid-flex PCB design and High-Density Interconnect

The next best practice I want to discuss as a part of engineering productivity and efficiency is designing for advanced…

How to answer four common questions about power module stray inductance

How to answer four common questions about power module stray inductance

Stray inductance is the sum of all unwanted inductance elements from components, wires, copper planes, and traces in a current…

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PCB design best practices: constraint-driven design

The next best practice within the engineering productivity and efficiency pillar is constraint-driven design. What is constraint-driven design? Constraint-driven design…