Sending rockets to space is not science fiction anymore. In a few years, we will even all pack our bags to go to Mars on vacay with Elon. You still need the best printed circuit boards to make it up there in one piece, though.
When customers want to design HDI boards that are as compact as possible, there is often very little reliable guidance from the chip vendors. Heed the warnings of Texas Instruments: Consult board manufacturers from the start of any projects involving BGAs with a pin pitch of 0.4 mm and smaller.
IPC-2581 benefits both the designers and manufacturers in Industry 4.0. Michael Ford, European Marketing Director at Aegis Software Corporation, told us about the advantages when we met him during PCB West.
Bill Hargin and Don DeGroot are “working on an every-man’s VNA” for measuring the properties of PCB materials with the help of Sierra. Learn more in Bill’s interview!
Aviation and aerospace is a hot topic right now. The number of aircraft is likely to double in the next 20 years and space is slowly becoming accessible to tourists. And SpaceX will fly you across the globe in less than one hour pretty soon.
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