Category: PCB Design
The Importance of High-Quality PCB Libraries

The Importance of High-Quality PCB Libraries

In her presentation at the Winter 2019 IPC Designers Council Silicon Valley, Natasha Baker, founder & CEO of SnapEDA, discusses the challenges of creating and maintaining high-quality PCB libraries, as well as the difficulties that engineers face when designing...

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What is a PCB Transmission Line?

What is a PCB Transmission Line?

A PCB transmission line is a type of interconnection used for moving signals from their transmitters to their receivers on a printed circuit board. A PCB transmission line is composed of two conductors: a signal trace and a return path which is usually a ground plane....

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What is a PCB Transmission Line?

Differential Pairs in PCB Transmission Lines

This article, written by Atar Mittal, the General Manager of our Design and PCB Assembly Divisions, will go over the characteristics and parameters of differential pairs in PCB transmission lines. How to design differential pairs in PCB transmission lines What is a...

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Power Integrity, PDN, and Decoupling Capacitors

Power Integrity, PDN, and Decoupling Capacitors

The continual silicon scaling has caused EM to become an increasing design factor in systems that depend on current generation ICs. Power plane noise is a significant source of signal integrity issues. The technological advances have succeeded in integrating over a...

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