Significance of Electromagnetic Field Solvers

Significance of Electromagnetic Field Solvers

Electromagnetic fields are part of the spectrum ranging from static magnetic fields to high-intensity gamma rays. These fields are generated by the interaction between electric and magnetic field lines. EM fields are an important consideration while designing PCBs and...
How Does Circuit Simulation Work?

How Does Circuit Simulation Work?

PCB designers have to consider various design parameters in order to design a successful board. To ensure their design is accurate, designers can use circuit simulation to understand the dynamic behavior of their circuits leading to efficient circuit board design. In...
PCB Via Design Using Altium Designer

PCB Via Design Using Altium Designer

The early days of PCB fabrication saw the exclusive use of through-hole vias that span the complete thickness of the board. With the advent of surface mount technology, blind and buried vias were introduced, calling for complex via design practices. In this article,...
What is Solder Mask Layer?

What is Solder Mask Layer?

After PCB fabrication, the copper traces on the board typically face the risk of oxidation and corrosion due to environmental exposure. The most reliable way to prevent this and increase the life of the PCB is to provide a protective coating known as a solder mask...