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  • USB PCB Routing Tips for Peak Reliability and Performance

    USB PCB Routing Tips for Peak Reliability and Performance

    USB routing tips will consider many traditional routing methods with a tighter focus on power supply and EMI in your USB.

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  • Open Compute Project; A Look Under the Hood with PCB Design Expert Robert Feranec

    Open Compute Project; A Look Under the Hood with PCB Design Expert Robert Feranec

    Have you ever looked a board designed by someone else and wondered, how or why certain decisions were made (good or bad)? Robert Feranec offers an in-depth look into PCB design through a video...

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  • Serpentine Routing Tips to Snake in Your Tuned Traces

    Serpentine Routing Tips to Snake in Your Tuned Traces

    In today’s high speed PCB designs, measured and matched length traces must be accurate. Here are some tips on how to automatically add this serpentine routing.

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  • Building and Running a Simulation of a Circuit Design

    Building and Running a Simulation of a Circuit Design

    Whether working through high speed designs or high-power systems, simulation can be done to understand the behavior of an electronic circuit due to accurate models.

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  • Effective Integrated Circuit Simulation Within Multi-board PCB Systems

    Effective Integrated Circuit Simulation Within Multi-board PCB Systems

    Performing integrated circuit simulation not only verifies your circuit’s functionality, but also aids in the manufacturing of your board or multi-board system.

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  • Incorporating SPICE Initial Conditions and Interpreting the Results

    Incorporating SPICE Initial Conditions and Interpreting the Results

    Any dynamic system includes initial conditions. In SPICE, initial conditions produce specific behavior that you can examine with the right simulation package.

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  • High Power PCBs and Thermal Conductivity: Keeping Your Boards on Ice

    High Power PCBs and Thermal Conductivity: Keeping Your Boards on Ice

    High power PCB thermal conductivity is important for determining the temperature of your board. Here’s how you can keep temperatures low.

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  • Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Interactive 3D

    Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Interactive 3D

    This tutorial will show you how to flex your design, measure paths in the x, y, and z directions, and perform collision detection in real-time directly within OrCAD PCB Designer Professional.

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  • Your Thermal Design Guide for High Power PCBs

    Your Thermal Design Guide for High Power PCBs

    High temperatures can ruin any PCB. This thermal design guide for PCB design will give you some tips to beat the heat.

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  • Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Design for Test (DFT)

    Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Design for Test (DFT)

    Incorporating testing into your design is critical for the success of your project. By setting Design for Test (DFT) constraints, you can check items such as testpoint spacing or testpoints under...

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  • RDL Routing, the Beginning of High Speed PCB Design

    RDL Routing, the Beginning of High Speed PCB Design

    As IC components on circuit boards become more complex, the RDL routing within the chips needs to evolve as well. Here’s what PCB designers should know.

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  • Physical Multi-Board Assembly Strategies Created with Superior PCB Design Tools

    Physical Multi-Board Assembly Strategies Created with Superior PCB Design Tools

    Today’s modern design tools give PCB designers a lot of features and functionality that helps in the design of physical multi-board assembly designs.

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  • Embrace the Versatility of Design Engineering with Electronic Applications

    Embrace the Versatility of Design Engineering with Electronic Applications

    The versatility of design engineering can include 3D modeling, multi-board enclosures, managing EMI and other signal and power integrity demands, and more.

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  • What is the Importance of Tolerance in Manufacturing?

    What is the Importance of Tolerance in Manufacturing?

    Achieving precise tolerances throughout your PCB design reduces errors and speeds the design to manufacturing process.

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  • Differential Pair Signal Analysis: Clarifying Signals and Routing

    Differential Pair Signal Analysis: Clarifying Signals and Routing

    Design teams can eliminate EMI and noise with carefully differential routing and analysis of differential signals.

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  • Trust the Best PCB Design Guidelines to Lead You to Success

    Trust the Best PCB Design Guidelines to Lead You to Success

    PCB design guidelines should not be feared and instead be looked at as valuable tools that will help us navigate our way through the design process.

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  • Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Routing Analysis

    Quick Tutorial: Real-Time Routing Analysis

    Design Rule Checks are usually performed to identify and resolve any features that may be troublesome for your design, including signal quality and manufacturing issues. Easily find route-quality...

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  • Designing a Photodiode Circuit for Your Next PCB

    Designing a Photodiode Circuit for Your Next PCB

    Whether you need a simple optical sensor or you need to receive modulated optical pulses, you’ll need the right photodiode circuit.

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  • What is a Guard Ring and How to Design It Properly

    What is a Guard Ring and How to Design It Properly

    Learning what a guard ring is and how proper design techniques behind it can help your circuits is a process worth knowing.

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  • PCB Design Tips to Reduce Electronics Waste

    PCB Design Tips to Reduce Electronics Waste

    Reducing electronics waste is an endeavor that can be begun throughout all stages of the design and production process. Utilizing smart guidelines makes it easier.

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