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  • Transient Voltage Suppressors in Circuit Design

    Transient Voltage Suppressors in Circuit Design

    Transient voltage suppressors offer inductive load and ESD protection as well in your circuit design and are invaluable for human-facing electronic devices.

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  • PCB Design to Ensure Mechanical Reliability

    PCB Design to Ensure Mechanical Reliability

    As important as your board’s operation is its mechanical reliability. Read this blog to see how to design to guard against PCB failure.

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  • Component Reliability Engineer: The Guidelines and Responsibilities

    Component Reliability Engineer: The Guidelines and Responsibilities

    To better understand the responsibilities of being a component reliability engineer, here are some guidelines and other information on what you can expect.

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  • Types of Oscillator Circuits for Sinusoidal Wave Generation

    Types of Oscillator Circuits for Sinusoidal Wave Generation

    Here are some different types of oscillator circuits you can easily add to your PCB.

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  • The Case For Using Copper Pour on Routing Layers

    The Case For Using Copper Pour on Routing Layers

    Doing special things with a circuit pattern is a hallmark of analog design. All of the important signals on the board added together are equal in importance to one net; that net is the ground net.

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  • Using Daughter Cards to Increase Functionality

    Using Daughter Cards to Increase Functionality

    There has always been room for improvement on a system of multiple printed circuit boards. In many cases, an RF module will be added to a PC board.

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  • What Causes Power Bus Ringing in My PDN?

    What Causes Power Bus Ringing in My PDN?

    If power bus ringing is ruining signal integrity, then you need to reduce your power bus impedance as much as possible.

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  • The Benefits of Electronic Component Cost Volume Analysis in PCB Design

    The Benefits of Electronic Component Cost Volume Analysis in PCB Design

    Choosing the best priced components to use on your circuit board can save you a lot of money as long as you look to component cost volume analysis first.

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  • What is a Cavity Resonator and How is One Used in PCB Design

    What is a Cavity Resonator and How is One Used in PCB Design

    The cavity resonator offers superior frequency filtering capabilities for precise frequency design applications.

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  • Peak Differential Output Voltages: Differential Signaling, Techniques, and Output Voltages

    Peak Differential Output Voltages: Differential Signaling, Techniques, and Output Voltages

    The use of differential output voltages is an essential aspect of noise immunity designs.

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  • The Types and Advantages of Using EM Simulation in PCB Design

    The Types and Advantages of Using EM Simulation in PCB Design

    The use of EM simulation reduces manufacturing cost, increases functionality, and product reliability.

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  • The Importance of the Q Point of a Diode to Circuit Functionality

    The Importance of the Q Point of a Diode to Circuit Functionality

    The Q point of a diode is critical to overall circuit functionality and performance.

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  • Electronic Component Vulnerability Assessment in PCB Design

    Electronic Component Vulnerability Assessment in PCB Design

    Choosing the wrong component can cause serious problems for your PCB. Here are some considerations in order to mitigate electronic component vulnerability risks.

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  • Designing PCBs to Avoid Electrical Shock Fatigue

    Designing PCBs to Avoid Electrical Shock Fatigue

    Electrical shock fatigue can cut the lifecycle of your board short. In this blog, we tell you how to avoid this outcome.

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  • How IR LED Voltage Drop Effects LED Performance and Life Cycle

    How IR LED Voltage Drop Effects LED Performance and Life Cycle

    Infrared LEDs are quite tolerant of the variations in applied power, but their voltage drops must be considered when designing your PCBs.

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  • The Effects of Plane Current Density on PCB Design and Functionality

    The Effects of Plane Current Density on PCB Design and Functionality

    The importance of plane current density is equal to the significance of the overall design itself.

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  • What is Jitter Tolerance and its Effects on Signal Integrity

    What is Jitter Tolerance and its Effects on Signal Integrity

    Jitter tolerance levels must be adhered to or risk detriment to a PCB’s signal integrity.

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  • The Implementation of Design Reliability Testing and Risk Reduction Strategies

    The Implementation of Design Reliability Testing and Risk Reduction Strategies

    Design reliability and risk reduction strategies are a vital part of proper and accurate PCB design.

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  • Creating a Linear Transformer Model for Circuit Simulations

    Creating a Linear Transformer Model for Circuit Simulations

    Here we’ll present a nonideal linear transformer model for use in your circuit simulations.

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  • Layout Tips for PCB Panelization to Increase Manufacturing Efficiency

    Layout Tips for PCB Panelization to Increase Manufacturing Efficiency

    To ensure that your printed circuit board design is manufactured in the most efficient and cost effective way, look at these layout tips for PCB panelization.

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