Exploring RF PCB design

By Stephen V. Chavez

RF PCB design involves the creation of printed circuit boards that manage high-frequency signals for radio frequency and microwave applications, ensuring optimal performance and minimal interference.

I’m your host, Steph Chavez. Today, we’re delving into the fascinating world of RF PCB design
with our guest Per Viklund, Director of IC Packaging and RF Product Lines at Siemens.

In this episode, you will learn about the unique challenges of RF PCB design, the importance of integrating RF, analog, and digital components, and the effective use of modern design tools like Xpedition and PADS Professional tools.

What you’ll learn in this episode:

  • RF design challenges and how to overcome them through co-design and continuous education. (4:35)
  • PCB design conferences, tools for RF design integration. (10:31)
  • RF PCB design fundamentals and tools for efficient design. (15:48)
  • Advice for the new generation just getting started in their careers on how to approach RF PCB design. (18:25)
Per Viklund

Per Viklund

Director IC packaging & RF Product lines, Siemens 

Stephen V. Chavez

Stephen V. Chavez

Principal Technical Product Marketing Manager, Siemens

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This article first appeared on the Siemens Digital Industries Software blog at https://blogs.sw.siemens.com/podcasts/printed-circuit/exploring-rf-pcb-design/